Central Film School Awarded Approved (Fee Cap) Status

We are delighted to announce that our application to the Approved (Fee Cap) category of the Office for Students Register has been successful.

This means that eligible students will be able to apply for a tuition fee loan of up to £10,800 per year, which will fully cover the cost of our tuition fees. 

At Central Film School, we are committed to providing practical education in fictional narrative and documentary filmmaking and aim to give independent voices the skills and knowledge needed to tell their stories. we are passionate about using this opportunity to endeavours to encourage future filmmakers and screenwriters from all backgrounds to access our specialist Film School environment.

Students on our accelerated 2 year degrees are able to enter the profession earlier than their counterparts, secure in the knowledge that they have the skills and experience required.  By our calculations, this also means that our students are able to save up to £5,400 on tuition fees as a typical university 3 year degree for UK/EU students is £9,000 per year, or £27,000 for the full degree, whilst our our accelerated 2 year degrees for UK/EU students will be £10,800 per year, or £21,600 for the full degree*



  1. Eligible students can apply for a tuition fee loan of up to £10,800 per year, which fully covers the cost of the tuition fee.
  2. We are offering you a film school style learning experience – small class sizes, practical delivery, professionals delivering lessons, industry-standard equipment – at standard University fees. 
  3. Studying on an accelerated degree can save you £5,400 on tuition fees over the course of the programmes. It also saves you a year of living costs and allows you to enter your chosen industry earlier than your peers with an equivalent qualification.

The small print

*Higher Education tuition fees are regulated by OfS and may be subject to change due to inflation or changes in government policy.  The full degree tuition fees outlined are a guide, based on the current regulated tuition fees universities and higher education providers are allowed to charge.