BA Applicants

BA Applicants

Information on our BA programmes application process is outlined below. If you need further information to aid your application please don’t hesitate to contact our admissions team by phone on +44 (0)20 8280 9119 or by email at info@metfilmschool.co.uk.

To read our Admissions Policy, please click here.

Application Process

ENTRY CRITERIA

MINIMUM ENTRY AGE

All applicants need to be 18 years or older at the time the BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking programme begins.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • All applicants under the age of 21 must provide evidence of a minimum of 160 tariff points (2016/17 entry), or 64 tariff points (2017/18 entry) and must have at least two A levels or an equivalent level three qualification such as a National Diploma or Baccalaureate / International Baccalaureate. For further information on what this means, visit the UCAS Tariff Table. UCAS also provides a Qualifications Hotline for any queries that you may have: tel: +44 (0)871 468 0472 or email: qualsenquiries@ucas.ac.uk
  • Applicants who are aged 21 or over are considered mature students and therefore do not need to submit evidence of academic qualifications. The selection process for mature students is wholly reliant on the application submitted and the Admissions team will make a decision based on relevant skills, experience or passion within the creative arts.
  • International qualification holders should check that the qualifications they hold are recognised in the UK.  UK NARIC is the UK’s national agency responsible for providing qualification information to individuals from outside of the UK who wish to work, study or train within the UK. Applicants with overseas qualifications can contact: UK NARIC on: tel: +44 (0)871 330 7033, or fax +44 (0)871 330 7005

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR BA APPLICATIONS

NOTE

  • As Met Film School’s Undergraduate programmes are very popular it’s advisable that applicants discuss their application with a member of the Met Film School Admissions Team who will be able to advise on all queries.
  • International students who require a visa to study in the UK are advised to apply as soon as possible in order to obtain a Confirmation of Acceptance to Study for their visa application in time for their course start date.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED

A. For all applicants

  • All Undergraduate applicants, regardless of age or location, must submit a Met Film School application form and send this directly to the Admissions team.
  • All application documents must be scanned and emailed to info@metfilmschool.co.uk. Additional materials in support of an application should be sent by recorded or couriered delivery to the school, with an attached list of contents and applicant contact details.

A fully completed Met Film School application pack should contain the following documentation:

  1. A completed Met Film School application form
    The form includes a personal statement broken down into three sections. The final essay submitted needs to be at least 1500 to 2000 words long. The school is looking for detailed responses to the questions and expects applicants to answer them fully. This is an important part of the school’s selection process.
  2. A copy of the applicant’s passport
    This should clearly show the picture page and passport number.
  3. An up to date CV
    Including full educational history and all other work/relevant experience.
  4. A portfolio
    Including scripts, photography, artwork, films etc
    (Note – this is not an obligatory requirement.)
  5. A copy of any academic transcripts (if appropriate)

B. Additional documentation for UK Applicants

Additionally UK applicants aged 18-20 also need to apply through UCAS.

A UCAS application requires applicants to complete a simple online form where they will have to supply the following information:

  1. Personal details
  2. Details of the Met Film School degree programme applied for.
  3. Education and employment history
  4. A personal statement
  5. Contact details of a reference

MAKE YOUR APPLICATION

UK, EU and EEA Applications: 

To apply for our Two-Year and Three-Year Programmes (BA) applicants should complete the editable PDF form below.

International Applications (Non EU/Non EEA):

To apply for our Two-Year and Three-Year Programmes (BA) applicants should complete the editable PDF form below.

How to Submit your Application:
  1. We recommend that students send their application via email sent to: info@metfilmschool.co.uk
  2. We also accept applications & supporting documentation by postIf you wish to submit an application by post, please send your documents to: Met Film School, Admissions, Ealing Studios. Ealing Green, London, W5 5EP, United Kingdom
  3. We also accept applications & supporting documentation by fax at  +44 (0) 20 8280 9111

What happens next?

Selection Process

Once an applicant has sent us their application, Met Film School will get in touch with the applicant to discuss the next steps. If successful, the applicant will be contacted to arrange a formal interview, where they will be invited to meet our Admissions Team. Interviews with international applicants can be conducted over the phone or via Skype.

 

Met Film School will then let applicants know their enrolment decision within three days of an applicant’s interview.

Applicants that are accepted onto an Undergraduate programme will then be obliged to complete their enrolment. To do so, applicants will need to pay a 20% non-refundable deposit. The remaining balance is paid according to the terms and conditions as described in the offer letter that will be issued to accepted students.

Students from outside the EU will need to pay the entire first year course fee before the school will be able to issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to submit with their student visa application.

Appeal Process

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 info@metfilmschool.co.uk, 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.