Course overview

  • Starts: Entry 2022
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Mode: Full time / Remote
  • Fees: UK: £10,950 / INT: £10,950
  • Location: Anywhere/virtual

Ideal for: Aspiring professional editors who wish to tell the clearest, most dynamic and engaging stories from the rushes

Shape your story. Make the cut.

Ravensbourne University London has long been a centre of excellence for screen and video editing, and we've now teamed up with professional craft editing online course, Inside the Edit. This remote, online video editing course is packed with workshops, one-to-one tuition, masterclasses and more.

In a recent survey, our postgraduate courses scored 91% student satisfaction for creativity and design, and 93% satisfaction overall*

*Source: Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2020

Meet the students...

Craig MFA testimonial

Craig from Western Australia

"This degree has been a life-changing bunch of skills as a filmmaker," says Craig. Hear more about his experiences on the course now in this short video.

Danni from South Africa tells us about the course

Danni from South Africa tells us about the course

Hear from Danni, who has been in the film industry for 20 years. She tell us how this MFA has boosted her skills. 

Meet Erik

Meet Erik

Erik returned back to his long-lost editing career with the help of the MFA Craft Editing online course. 

Meet Erika

Meet Erika


Why study this online video editing master's?

  1. Realise your dream of becoming a professional screen/video editor
  2. Study from anywhere in the world at a time that suits you
  3. Gain expert guidance from industry professionals
  4. Develop editing skills from foundation to intermediate and pro level
  5. Powered by Inside the Edit  the world’s only craft editing course
  6. Pioneering uni for editing and post production courses
  7. Ravensbourne is a feeder institution for the industry
  8. Be taught by practitioners with contemporary industry experience


Inside The Edit logo

This online video editing course can be studied remotely from anywhere in the world and is aimed at those with the drive and creativity to become a professional screen editor. Early-career editors, independent filmmakers and creatives and storytellers from other disciplines will also benefit from this course.

Whether you’re cutting documentary, fiction/scripted, promotions, news or corporate, the editor’s priority is to tell the clearest, most dynamic and engaging story from the rushes. This course shows you how to keep the audience watching. 

The course provides rushes that are professionally shot and packaged for the purpose of developing editing skills. Inside the Edit tutorials form the spine of the master's course and will help you to develop skills from foundation to intermediate and professional.

The MFA/MA Craft Editing course also features workshops, guest speakers, one-to-one tuition, online chat rooms, peer-to-peer feedback, and masterclass webinars. In the final term, you get the chance to edit your own live commissions, shoot & edit projects, while receiving expert support from pro-level editors.

MFA software

Inside the Edit

How you can be transformed into a powerful creative editor.

MFA Craft Editing

The editor

Creating art with moving images

The specifics

1-11 August 2022: Free taster session

This taster course will give you hands-on experience of the MFA Craft Edit masters, the industry's first professional editing course where the focus is on the art form rather than the software or technology.

What's included:

In-depth lectures with Inside The Edit founder Paddy Bird
Free access to Inside The Edit Tutorials
Project brief with raw footage
1-2-1 with Paddy Bird

Inside the Edit podcast

Listen to episode 3: Essential editing skills for the self shooter

Inside the Edit founder, Paddy Bird, describes how he's collaborating with Ravensbourne University London on this unique postgraduate course.

Inside the Edit podcast