BA (Hons) Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production, University of Northampton

via UK Transfer Degree (Media and Communication)

Here's the BIG Picture

Creative film, television and digital media production is a dynamic and ever-evolving industry that requires a combination of technical skill and artistic vision. From scriptwriting to post-production, professionals in this field must constantly adapt to new technologies and trends to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

The University of Northampton's BA (Hons) Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production is designed to prepare you to play an integral role in the digital media and wider creative industries through the experience you will gain and the portfolio of work you will produce. You will also gain wider knowledge of the industry etiquettes and inner workings of the contemporary media industry in a host of theoretical modules. Not only will you gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a competitive industry, you will also have opportunities to collaborate with industry professionals and gain real-world experience. Additionally, you will have the chance to develop your own unique creative voice and style through hands-on projects and workshops.

This programme, offered under IACT’s UK Transfer Degree (Media & Communication) offers a comprehensive curriculum that blends essential theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing you for the challenges of the modern world. Taught by a global creative faculty, this programme allows you to spend 2 years at IACT and 1 year in the UK.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Gain the opportunity to explore the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic, and political implications of a wide range of diverse, global media
  • Gain exposure to the modern digital media world through the portfolio of work you will produce
  • Develop into an independent and informed creative professional

    Why Choose
    University of Northampton?

    Known as the changemaker university, the University of Northampton is one of the youngest universities in the UK but they are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. Having won multiple awards for their work in this area, among others, what matters the most is ensuring that their students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too.  

    How Do I Get In?

    • IACT College Foundation in Media Studies –minimum CGPA 2.0;
    • IACT Diplomas – minimum CGPA 2.0 
    • A-Level – minimum of grade D in 2 subjects 
    • STPM – minimum of grade C in 2 subjects and an average CGPA of 2.0, OR 
    • UEC – minimum of grade B in 5 subjects 
    • SAM, AUSMAT or CPU - 5 subjects with a minimum score of 50%, OR 
    • Matriculation Foundation – minimum CGPA of 2.0
    • Other qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia

    English Language Proficiency

    • SPM 1119 (GCE-O Level) – C6 
    • IGCSE English – Minimum Grade C 
    • IELTS – Band 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 for each component
    • Other approved English tests 


    Year 1

    - Computer Graphics 
    - Media and Cultural Studies 
    - Media Ethics 
    - Media History 
    - New Media Studies 
    - Photography 
    - Print Journalism 
    - Public Relations Practices 
    - Research Methods 
    - Writing for the Media 

    Year 2

    - Advertising and Marketing Communications 
    - Communication in the Globalised World 
    - Creative Communication 
    - Film Fundamentals 
    - Online Marketing 
    - Popular Culture 

    Year 3

    As per the subjects offered by the university in UK/Australia

    Elective Modules*

    Choose 1 Track

    Track 1: Public Relations
    - Corporate Communication 
    - PR Campaign and Strategies 

    Track 2: Journalism
    - Convergent Journalism 
    - Publication Production 

    Track 3: Digital Video Production
    - Scriptwriting 
    - Video Production 

    Track 4: Advertising and Marketing 
    - Advertising Campaign Management 
    - Cross Cultural Studies for Marketing and Advertising 

    Track 5: Digital Marketing
    - SEM and SEO 
    - Digital Content Marketing 

    *Subject to availability 

    MPU Modules

    - Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation (Malaysian students) / Malay Communication 2 (International students) 
    - Philosophy and Current Issues 
    - National Language A / Academic Writing 
    - Malaysian Constitution and Society
    - Serving our Society (S.O.S) 

    Tuition Fees:

    Year 1:

    Year 2:

    Year 3:
    As per partner university

    International Students:

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