Future Student Updates (COVID-19)

Film, TV & Music Production

Hertfordshire is home to the majority of the UK's media production. We have strong links with the major film and TV studios, all located within 45 minutes of our campus. In recent years staff and students have worked on major blockbuster movies including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Harry Potter films.


We provide some of the best facilities in the UK for studying and producing your own creative work. Sharing of resources and expertise across the faculty is encouraged, giving you access to all spaces and equipment.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Film, TV & Music Production

For these courses, you will be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio or evidence of musical theory.

BSc (Hons) Audio Recording and Production

BA (Hons) Film and Television Production*

BSc (Hons) Music Production

BSc (Hons) Music and Sound Design Technology

BSc (Hons) Live Sound and Lighting Technology

BSc (Hons) Music Composition and Technology for Film and Games

BSc (Hons) Songwriting and Music Production

*No portfolio is required for the 2 semesters Foundation programme of this course

Business & Management

For these courses, you will not be required to show evidence of previous work through a portfolio or evidence of musical theory.

BA (Hons) Music Industry Management

NOTE: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2021/2022. Please contact College Services for further information.


To be considered for entry onto one of our art and design pathways, you may need to submit a portfolio. For advice on how to build your portfolio you can click on the following link, where our academics explain what they are looking for: https://vimeo.com/album/4284984



Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies


Two semesters: £13,500







Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


For two semesters

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September


Stage 1: University Foundation


Two semesters
Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication(ILSC)
  • Practical Study Skills for Art, Design, Film, Media and Music
  • Introduction to Media Technology
Semester two
  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Specialist Project 
Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Creative Arts


HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during integrated first year degree.


More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on their website: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/schools-of-study/creative-arts

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark all modules with minimum 85% attendance required.

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study a collection of modules, totalling 120 credits.


Employment & career options

Previous graduates have gone to work in the film industry on the James Bond and Harry Potter films, with such companies as Crytek UK, ITV, The London Studios, MSN UK, Virgin Media TV, Warner Bros.

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