Apply for our MA Programme


For further information Request A Prospectus or give us a call on +44 20 8280 9119 and our Admissions team will talk you through the various options.


What do I need?

Entry Requirements: Applicants must have a 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Applicants without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits.

Students with a degree below a 2:1 equivalent need to submit the following:

  • A compulsory academic essay (750 words). You will need to provide a response to 1 of 3 academic film-related questions, which will be supplied by our admissions team. Contact Admissions at or +44 20 8280 9119 for more information.
  • Personal Statement: demonstrating why your experience to date justifies a place on the course,
  • Supporting work portfolio/showreel.
Students with no undergraduate degree, but with substantive filmmaking experience need to submit the following:
  • An academic essay as above.
  • Portfolio of work: demonstrating experience in the specialist area you are applying for (films, storyboards, business plans, scripts, photography, VFX work etc.).
  • Personal Statement: 500 words describing your filmic experience and why it would justify a place on the course.
  • A professional industry reference.
No degree & no filmmaking experience:
  • You do not currently meet entry criteria. We recommend a preparatory course to allow you to gain the skills required before you make a fresh application for the MA. Minimum course length - Six-Months. Example Preparatory course: Six-Month Practical Filmmaking


How do I Apply?

Please Note: Entry on to this programme is highly competitive, therefore you are strongly advised to apply well in advance of the course start date in order for us to process your application in a timely manner


- To apply for the MA in Filmmaking you will need to be 18 years of age or older at the time the course starts


- Students will be required to provide evidence of an honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Applicants without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits.


- To apply for any of our MA in Filmmaking programmes, please download our application form   


Our online form: This can be completed using Microsoft Word or;

Our printable form: You will need to print this form and complete it by hand and send us a scanned copy.


- We require a personal statement (max 750 words) detailing why you have chosen the programme, your career aspirations and any other useful information that you feel will support your application. Your statement should be typed and attached to the application form. It will be used to help us make a decision on whether to select you for interview.


- Please note that you may, if you wish, submit supplementary material such as films you have made, photography, documented art works or scripts you have written, together with your application. These are not obligatory and your application will not be adversely affected if you are not able to supply us with any extra material.


- You will need to supply a CV (this is separate to your essay) and should show your educational history and chart a timeline of any relevant experience


- A copy of your passport


- All applications will be reviewed by the Admissions Department and faculty at the Met Film School


- If your application is successful we will invite you to an interview. Once we have completed this process we will let candidates know very soon whether they have been offered a place


- If you are offered a place it is your responsibility to ensure your deposit payment is made immediately so that we can formally confirm your place on the programme


Appealing against an Admissions decision

In selecting students, admissions staff aim to reach decisions which are fair and consistent in relation to the published entry criteria, the evidence the applicant presents of their academic and/or professional qualifications and which take into account any specific skills or experiences which are essential or desirable for the programme in question. 

Applicants who may wish to appeal against an admissions decision should follow the below procedure:


1. An applicant must seek formal feedback from the admissions team before deciding whether or not he/she has grounds to appeal the admissions decision. 


2. Appeals must be received within 10 working days following the provision of feedback from the admissions team member supervising the application. 


3. An appeal should be submitted in writing to the Head of Admissions, Met Film School, Ealing Studios, Ealing Green, London W55EP, or by email to, stating clearly the grounds for appeal. 


4. A member of the Admissions team will screen each submission in the first instance to determine if there are sufficient grounds for appeal. If it is judged that there may be grounds for appeal, they will escalate the appeal to the relevant Director of Programmes for that course.


5. If an appeal is to be heard and additional information is required, the applicant will be informed in writing and provided with an appropriate deadline by which to submit the information. 


6. An Appeals Panel convened at Met Film School will consider appeals as appropriate. The COO will make a decision based on the evidence submitted.


7 .The applicant will be informed in writing of the outcome of the appeal and given an explanation for the decision which has been reached. The decision of the Appeals Panel is final and there is no further right of appeal. 


Please call our Admissions Team for further information on 020 8280 9119 from inside the UK or +44 20 8280 9119 from outside the UK.

MA Application Form

To enrol on our MA in Filmmaking please download the following Appplication Form and Fax, Post or Email a scanned copy to



Our online form: This can be completed using Microsoft Word or;

Our printable form: You will need to print this form and complete it by hand and send us a scanned copy.



Met Film School
Ealing Studios
Ealing Green
London, W5 5EP UK


Tel: +44 20 8280 9119

Fax: +44 20 8280 9111