Course overview

  • Starts: Sept 2021 / Sept 2022
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: PJ90
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £16,500

Ideal for: film and video enthusiasts who wish to hone their editing and storytelling skills in order to thrive in the post-production sector

Find your cutting edge.

Ready to make stories come to life through the cutting of sound and picture? Taught by professional tutors established in the industry, this reputable film editing course in London will equip you with everything you need to excel in post production in the film industry.

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Editing and Post Production student work by David Watson

Work by student David Watson

BA (Hons) Editing & Post Production

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Personal Bio: David Watson is an aspiring Colourist. He became fascinated by the video production at the young age of 7 when he began creating stop-motion animations using toys in his room.

He began studying at Ravensbourne University in 2017 and in his second year started working as a runner at Envy Post Production. As David progressed, he became more and more fascinated with Colour Grading.

Screen School works with Royal Shakespeare Company

Screen School works with Royal Shakespeare Company

Students from Ravensbourne’s Screen School have completed their largest Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) broadcast to date, streaming a production of Macbeth to over 450 schools across the UK, reaching an estimated 50,000 students.

The production marked the seventh year of the collaboration, facilitated by a dedicated team of television and editing and post production students. From production lead to graphics operator, technical lead and director, students fulfilled a wide range of roles.

Editing and Post Production student work by David Watson

Work by student David Watson

BA (Hons) Editing & Post Production

@watsongrading

Personal Bio: David Watson is an aspiring Colourist. He became fascinated by the video production at the young age of 7 when he began creating stop-motion animations using toys in his room.

He began studying at Ravensbourne University in 2017 and in his second year started working as a runner at Envy Post Production. As David progressed, he became more and more fascinated with Colour Grading.

Editing and Post Production student work by David Watson

Work by student David Watson

BA (Hons) Editing & Post Production

@watsongrading

Personal Bio: David Watson is an aspiring Colourist. He became fascinated by the video production at the young age of 7 when he began creating stop-motion animations using toys in his room.

He began studying at Ravensbourne University in 2017 and in his second year started working as a runner at Envy Post Production. As David progressed, he became more and more fascinated with Colour Grading.

Why study this film editing and post production degree?

  1. A huge 96.4% of graduates are employed within the first six months
  2. Past graduates have found roles with BBC, ITV and Disney
  3. Others have worked in post-production houses on films like Star Wars and Thor
  4. High-end post-production resources and technologies
  5. Be taught by respected industry practitioners
  6. Access masterclasses with key players in the post-production industry
  7. Business incubation and industry networking opportunities

There are three key events in the life of a film: the script, the shoot and the edit. Editing is where it all comes together; where meaning is created through cutting sound and picture. This is the decisive moment when a screen story can finally be told to the masses. 

While editing is at the heart of this film editing and post production course in London, you develop a diverse skillset across the post production spectrum, including: visual effects, colour grading, audio post, screen graphics, shoot and edit and broadcast technology. 

You’ll be guided by industry practitioners and guest speakers using a mix of problem-based learning, practical workshops, lectures and masterclasses. You will also gain skills in post-production technology and media management, which will provide the technical backbone of your craft. Throughout your learning journey, you will develop your practice within the context of wider social, cultural and aesthetic formations.

Armed with a full toolbox of skills, past graduates have found roles with media powerhouses like BBC, ITV and Disney, while others have worked in post-production houses editing mega movies such as Star Wars and Thor. 

Will you make the cut? 

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Key study topics

  • Editing, craft and technical
  • Compositing and visual effects
  • Broadcast technology
  • Colour grading
  • Post sound
  • Typography and graphics

The specifics

Facilities

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TV gallery

We have a fully working, industry-standard TV studio, complete with gallery for undergraduates studying editing and production.

Behind the scenes on the Editing and Post Production undergraduate course

Editing and post-production facilities

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BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production

Behind the scenes on the BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production course.

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Production control rooms

State-of-the-art production control rooms featuring the very latest video and audio editing technology.

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Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production 2020

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Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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iMac suite at Ravensbourne

iMac suite at Ravensbourne University - ideal for design students and computing students.

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