Full Time Courses

Full-Time Courses at the NFTS

The NFTS runs more than 30 MA, Diploma and Certificate courses - as well as numerous short courses - across a range of film, television and games disciplines. We have more behind the camera courses than any other film school in the world, including core craft areas such as directing and cinematography as well as specialist areas such as script supervision and production accounting.

We run a variety of courses to suit a wide range of needs and backgrounds. 

Here are our current list of full-time courses.


These are 2 year full time courses, starting every January. We currently offer 17 Masters course, all based in our Beaconsfield location.

You should be over 21 when the course begins and applicants can come from undergraduate study or from 3-4 years of relevant industry experience.

Colour Grading and Finishing
Composing for Film and Television
Creative Business
Directing and Producing Science and Natural History
Directing and Producing Television Entertainment
Directing Animation
Directing Documentary
Directing Fiction
Film Studies Programming and Curation
Games Design and Development
Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition
Production Design
Sound Design
VFX: Compositing


Our full time diplomas range from 12 months - 15 months in length. We currently offer 9 full time diploma courses, all based in our Beaconsfield location.

While many applicants will have an undergraduate degree, these courses are open to those with impressive portfolios, a creative track record or alternative qualifications.

Assistant Directing and Floor Managing
Cameras for Television Production
Location Sound Recording for Film and Television
Model Making for Animation
Motion Graphics and Titles
Production Management for Film and Television
Sound for Television Production
Sports Production
Vision Mixing for Television Production

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