Filmmaking, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12480
    Tuition (Year)
    8100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

Learning about documentary, fiction, artists’ film and multi-channel installation alongside students from all around the world, you will explore the many ways in which moving images can be authored.
Out students traditionally produce outstanding films on a course that has proved ideal for graduates of film studies, cultural and media studies, humanities and social sciences, as well as art and design. 
You will learn in a creative, collaborative environment which draws upon the research of leading film practitioners, theorists and historians and takes advantage of our great links to the film industry and art world. 

Programme Structure

The Narrative Cinema module gives you a grounding in scripting, crew dynamics, production planning and practical filmmaking skills in the production of a short fiction film.

The Moving Image module looks at a wide range of experimental approaches to moving image work and explores a range of film technologies, including16mm film, green-screen and multiscreen installation.

Documentary Cinema looks at both historical and contemporary approaches to documentary film practice and prepares you with the practical skills required in producing a documentary.

The Audio Vision module seeks to develop a wide understanding of the role of sound in moving image work and to develop your skills in sound design.

Documentary Cinema looks at both historical and contemporary approaches to documentary film practice and prepares you with the practical skills required in producing a documentary.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test

    StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Minimum 2.2 Honours in Humanities, Social Science or Art/Design related subject, with preference to Film, Media and Arts

We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 


Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12480 International
  • GBP 8100 EU/EEA

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.