Practical experience in Filmmaking, Animation and Photography
Our highly-regarded courses will offer you exciting practical, real-life experience and opportunities that will help you to advance your career.
We provide students with the skills they need to achieve great things in a highly competitive world. Our courses encourage a hands-on practice-based approach so that you get the experience to put you one step ahead as a graduate.
We’re proud to see so many of our students winning or being nominated for prestigious awards, including the Guardian Media Awards, the South West Photography Prize, the Black Swan Open, the Student Street Photography Award and Magnum Photos.
Watch a short taster of some of the practical skills that our students learn:
Real-world experience and opportunities
Through our annual Degree Shows, exhibitions and film premieres, such as the Wildscreen International Wildlife Film Festival and the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, your work will be at the forefront of employers and talent spotters from across the UK.
Opportunities and student stories in action
Discover more about our Degree Show and take a look at some of our students' work.
- Learn why seven of our filmmaking students were awarded bursaries from CreativeSkillset to help support the production of their final year dissertation films.
- Discover how animation students worked with the BBC World Service to bring personal stories to life.
- Watch a short film, produced by two UWE Bristol animation students, which won second place in a BBC competition to bring to life the bizarre excuses for watching TV without a TV licence.
- Check out the latest animation news and creations on the Bristol School of Animation website and Kaleidoscope showreel.