Whether you are an aspiring Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Film Researcher or Critic, our BA Honours Film is a single flexible degree course that meets the interests and ambitions of a wide variety of students united by a passion for film. At Middlesex, we offer a unique degree experience in Film, not only because the course is designed to be flexible, accommodating very different kinds of film students, but also because it encourages, indeed requires, a collaboration between students with different interests, skills and knowledge, which is great preparation for working professionally in the film industry. You will be part of a great community of people striving to be the best and to develop their passion for film.
Why Study BA Honours Film?
Our facilities allow you to familiarise yourself with equipment and learn a wide range of practical skills from pre-production to post-production.
You will be taught by professional producers, directors and screenwriters with expertise in areas including experimental filmmaking, corporate filmmaking and drama.
You will learn from guest speakers from the industry.
Our excellent relationship with film festivals, such as the Dubai Film Festival will allow you to participate in competitions related to a wide range of film activities. It also offers opportunities for internships and networking with professionals in the industry.
Forbes ME Higher EducationMiddlesex University Dubai was awarded ‘Best Media Centre’ in the region at the Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards 2019.
Middlesex University Dubai has recently launched a new MDX Studio on campus. You can witness and visit the brand new facilities of the Studio in Block 16, Dubai Knowledge Park.
Middlesex University Dubai’s MDX Studios is the Middle East and Africa’s only Certified Academic Training Partner for Blackmagic Design Certifications. Third-year Film students may take an additional exam in partnership with BMD, whereby, upon successful completion, the student is awarded Professional Certifications in Edit, Audio Engineering, VFX, and Colour Grading, in addition to their degree. Through the University’s partnership with Warner Bros ME and Universal Brand Development through Shooting Stars Middle East, students are provided with opportunity and support with creating digital content for various aspects including theatrical campaigns and retail takeovers.
Mode of Study Options: It is expected that by September 2021 we will have In-person classes and these could be supported by an online element. It is too early to commit to a 100% Online at present as it will depend on the Health & Safety situation and KHDA permissions. We can say at present that if the Health & Safety situation warrants it there could be a 100% online along with in-person classes.
Classes are held at our Dubai Knowledge Park campus from Sunday to Thursday between 8:30 am and 6:30 pm. Additional sessions may be scheduled over the weekend or holiday periods and you should expect to receive notice of these in advance.
You will be actively involved in a range of learning, teaching and assessment approach as part of your programme. These approaches ensure that you are involved and engaged by placing you at the centre of your own learning. You will be required to actively participate in learning activities and engagement with your fellow students, both individually and collaboratively. Faculty increasingly use existing and emerging technologies and your programme will be facilitated using a variety of media and online tools (My Learning on UniHub, podcasts, wikis, etc.) which will allow you access to a diverse range of online resources and learning materials. By engaging in e-learning you will also be developing skills of which are essential for your learning and highly valued by employers. Such skills including flexibility, communication, IT skills and teamwork.
Virtual Open Days
Take part in our Virtual Open Days, where you can speak to faculty and staff to find out more about our wide range of programmes, entry requirements, scholarships, study modes, and get a feel for what it’s like to study at a world-class UK university in Dubai.