Review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
From the evidence provided in the annual return and at the monitoring visit, the review team concluded that Met Film School has made commendable progress with implementing the action plan from the September 2014:
- The School continues to operate as one of three interconnected businesses, along with a commercial film production company and a post-production company, both of which provide opportunities for work placements and graduate employment. It continues to develop its curriculum further by promoting and expanding current industry links and expertise, and award-winning industry professionals continue to teach on the programmes.
- The School continues to provide and expand the variety of employment opportunities for students and to monitor graduate employment statistics. Met Film School Graduate Opportunities (Met GO) is now firmly embedded within the School’s ethos.
- The School continues to enhance its rigorous approach to admissions and the innovative induction process.
Read the report in full here: QAA Met Film School Report, September 2015
- The BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking Programme has been awarded a Creative Skillset Tick. This award is a mark of quality indicating programmes best suited to prepare students for a career in the creative industries.
- To gain the Creative Skillset Tick, programmes need to undergo a rigorous assessment process conducted by experts in the creative industries. They only give the Tick to programmes with the strongest links with industry. This ensures that the courses keep up the rapid pace of creative change, and students’ benefit from using the latest technologies an working with industry throughout their studies.
PROFESSIONAL & GOVERNMENTAL RECOGNITION
Met Film School is one of a select number of schools in the UK to boast full membership to The International Association of Film and Television Schools (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision – CILECT).
CILECT is deeply committed to maintaining the highest possible educational standards of audio visual teaching and learning in its member schools and is dedicated to stimulation of creativity, diversity and individuality.
BIS:Department For Business Innovation & Skills
The School is a listed body with the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). BIS invests in skills and education to promote trade and boost innovation. Listed bodies are higher education learning institutions that offer courses in the UK that can lead to a degree from a recognised body.
DEGREE AWARDING POWERS AND EDUCATIONAL LINKS
The University of West London is the validating partner for the school’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The University of West London was voted Best Modern University in London (2013 Guardian University League Table).
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is the school’s advisory partner on its undergraduate and non-accredited programmes. It provides advice across the range of filmmaking disciplines offered by the school.
Met Film School is an Avid Learning Partner. A number of the School’s editing courses are Avid certified. In order t become an Avid Learning Partner (ALP), Avid requires a strong quality focus as well as a state-of -the-art training environment.
Met Film School is an authorised Adobe Educational Partner consulting on educational delivery software train gin and professional certification. In addition, our partnerships allows the school access to the very latest software updates from the company.
MET FILM ECOSYSTEM
Met Film School is not just a film school but part of the creative industry. The Met Film group comprises production company Met Film Production and postproduction facility Met Film Post. The School is embedded in the film industry and these interconnections underpin and inform our practical, professional, and industry-centred teaching philosophy.