Be a part of Bradford’s cinematic history and booming TV industry 

Film and Technical Production courses

As the world’s first UNESCO City of Film and the locale for hit shows such as Peaky Blinders, Victoria, Girlfriends and the BBC’s Gunpowder, this is the place to be.

Technical and Production Arts for Film and Television Channel 4 to open new HQ

Gain the craft and technical skills you need for a successful career in the film, TV and creative industries. Whilst studying this degree, you’ll immerse yourself in preproduction, production and production management. You will study drawing techniques for production design, sound and lighting techniques for film and television, CAD for production design, production management, stage management, costume design, prop making and media make-up.

Once you’ve graduated, careers such as technical designer, art director and production personnel will be yours for the taking.


Bring together your love of film with technical skills and knowledge alongside theoretical understanding, and allow your creativity to reach its full potential in this rewarding, yet notoriously competitive sector. By studying at our University Centre you’ll develop your passion by studying film in all areas including cinematography, direction, editing, scriptwriting, production and storytelling.

Through inspiring projects and wider collaborations, you’ll hone your skills as a creative and innovative film-maker.

Earning potential

The average salary for graduates is 30% higher than for non-graduates aged 25-30.

Average salaries per annum 
Stage manager£18,000 to £45,000
Media researcher£16,000 to £40,000
Audio engineer£15,000 to £40,000
Sound technician£17,000 to £3,0000
Production assistantupto £700 per week


Employer links 

We work with a number of major local and national employers to provide opportunities for our students, including:

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  • Channel 4
  • British Film Institute
  • ITV
  • Rollem Productions
  • Screen Yorkshire
  • Prime Studios

Our links to the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Bradford College has been chosen by the Royal Shakespeare Company as a ‘lead’ school as part of the RSC’s national Associate Schools programme. 

Our collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company will give you the unique educational opportunity to bring the famous playwright’s work to life.