Study Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom

Study Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom

Studying Film, Photography & Media

Film, photography and media courses reveal the historical, philosophical and critical aspects of movies as well as the art of taking and editing digital and classic photographs. Programmes uncover ways these forms of art influence social and cultural life while also offering technical knowledge on how films and photos are created.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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151 Film, Photography & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.A. Global Film and Television

The new MA in Global Film and Television is an online course, offering a range of distinct critical and theoretical approaches. You will be asked to explore the dynamic relationship between visual style and social commentary in work of film and television from around the world. This Global Film and Television programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

M.Sc. Digital Media Technology (DMT)

The programme in Digital Media Technology (DMT) at EIT Digital Master School focuses on enabling technologies for digital media systems, including technologies for analysing media, generating interactive media, processing and coding, optimising wired and wireless transfer, and distributing digital 3D contents.

M.A. Film Studies

Film Studies at the University of Southampton is well-established, having been running for 15 years. The MA programme is a solid and challenging degree course, one of the most distinctive features of the programme is its emphasis on the transnational and global perspectives on cinema.

Humanities
Pre-Master Media, Journalism and Film Studies

The Media, Journalism and Film Studies Pre-Master at the University of Sussex aims to fully prepare you for studying a postgraduate degree, so that you can go on to achieve success at university, in your professional career and in the world.

University of Sussex International Study Centre
M.A. Photography

MA Photography is a practice- and research-based programme that will challenge you to explore, question and evolve as a photographer. The programme provides you with a creative and energetic working environment in which to produce a major photographic project using some of the best traditional and state-of-the-art facilities in the UK, encouraged and supported by world-class academic and technical staff.

School of Art and Design
M.A. Media and Creative Industries

Pursuing this Media and Creative Industries programme at Loughborough University London you will have the opportunity to gain contextual understanding of this highly popular field in a city globally renowned for its Media Creative Industries. In addition, you will have access to wide-ranging industry networks and events gaining first-hand knowledge and exposure to potential employment sectors.

Institute for Media and Creative Industries
M.A. Art and Design (Photography)

This Art and Design (Photography) programme from Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts is a new and contemporary MA designed for practitioners who want to work in the cultural and creative industries. This programme is awarded by Falmouth University and delivered in partnership with Hearst Magazines.

M.Sc. Sports Digital and Media Technologies

Through this Sport Digital and Media Technologies programme at Loughborough University London you will develop a critical understanding of how technology is impacting on sport in particular the growing sport digital and media sectors. Sport is embracing digital technologies to improve performance and business practice. The sports media provide valuable content and audiences for broadcasters, companies and sponsors.

Institute for Sport Business
M.A. Postproduction

Met Film School is not just a film school, but effectively part of the film industry, with its own sound stage as well as commercial production and post production companies within West London’s famous Ealing Studios. Studying an MA in Postproduction will enable you to learn alongside the professional post production arm with opportunities to work with a commercial team in the same high end grading, sound mixing and recording facilities.

M.A. Global Cinemas and the Transcultural

The MA in Global Cinemas and the Transcultural from SOAS University of London offers students the unique opportunity to study in-depth regional cinemas outside the now standard research topographies, both geographical and theoretical, of mainstream cinema studies, so opening up avenues for advanced research in areas and methodologies as yet untapped.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.A. Producing

The MA Producing course from the Met Film School equips you with first-hand, in-depth skills to succeed as a commercial producer or as an entrepreneur across the creative industries. This dynamic course provides a total immersion in the role of the producer across all screen platforms – film, TV, commercials and online. During your studies, you’ll do a unique industry project that will give you real-life experience with external clients, not offered by any other film school in the world.

Master Writing for Script and Screen

The Writing for Script and Screen course from Falmouth University is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever- changing industry demands. It aims to create graduates that stand out from the crowd, and who understand how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries.

M.A. Cinematography

The MA Cinematography course from the Met Film School builds essential and practical skills to prepare you for a role as Cinematographer/Director of Photography (DOP). Cinematography is about understanding how to use camera and lighting techniques to tell a story, whether it is screened at the cinema, on TV, or through an iPhone.

M.A. Global Digital Cultures

The Global Digital Cultures programme from SOAS University of London is designed for those wishing to be active in the growing digital culture markets in the global South; personnel working for NGOs and other organizations involved in new media and development; policymakers for digital innovation; and diplomats faced with new digital diplomacy. It is an excellent platform for those wishing to undertake MPhil/PhD research on global digital cultures.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.Sc. Media Economics

The MSc Media Economics course offered by University of East Anglia will equip you with the skills required to enter a career in the business aspect of the media (eg account executives in advertising, a career in publishing, finance and management positions in broadcasting).

School of Economics
M.A. Creative Media Practice

This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills across film, digital, media, photography, writing and performance. Delivered by expert practitioners, MA Creative Media Practice from University of the West of Scotland equips you for a creative media career, offering network contacts, an impressive portfolio and essential practical skills.

School of Media Culture and Society
M.A. Radio

This Radio Masters develops skills that are relevant not only in radio but also TV, film and multi-platform production. It’s an outstanding way to gain a fast start in any area of production. The production modules cover areas such as targeting ideas for audiences, budgeting, research, editing, live studio production and post programme evaluation.

M.A. Digital Media Practice

The Digital Media Practice programmes at The University of Winchester are designed to accommodate a wide range of specialist interests within the broad spectrum available within the digital media industry.

M.A. Film and Media

<p>This MA in Film and Media allows you to develop your critical and theoretical understanding of film and media through a range of approaches to the disciplines. You will acquire specialist subject knowledge, experience of advanced study, the practical skills necessary to undertake advanced research, and training in transferable research skills and methodologies.</p>

M.A. Photography Arts

The Photography Arts MA is a new revalidated course at the University of Westminster. The programme helps you develop your own distinct photographic practice and visual research, and is designed to enable you to advance and focus your photographic practice in making new work, supported by a positive educational environment where you can accumulate new knowledge and develop new critical thinking. Students are fully supported by our internationally renowned photography staff.

M.A. Media, Art and Design By Research

As a postgraduate MA student enrolled in the Media, Art and Design by Research programme offered at Canterbury Christ Church University you will join a department with over thirty years of experience delivering excellent teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange, and award-winning professional practice.

M.A. Creative Digital Media

This course is designed for ambitious practitioners who are looking to hone their future directions, post graduation, or who are already working in the creative and media industries.

Master Programmes
M.Phil. Media and Communications, PhD

This programme aims to develop students who are able to express themselves creatively and self-critically in theoretical and/or practice work. You'll develop research skills, presentation skills, an understanding of the workings of the media and their broad cultural and social impacts and an understanding of the pleasures of media consumption.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. Digital Media

Over the past few years, career opportunities in the Digital Media sector have increased dramatically. The interactive media industry is reaching maturity and needs qualified professionals able to offer a diverse range of expertise. This course from London Metropolitan University addresses those needs and is designed to provide you with skills in interactive media content creation, interactive design, digital media production,social media management, digital media project and account management.

Faculty of Computing
M.A. Music and Sonic Media

This course develops your creative abilities in composition and sound through practical and theoretical work. The MA reflects current developments both within and beyond the concert hall, including music for film, media and interactive arts. Theory and practice in the field of popular music production is also explored, focusing on historical contexts and the development of advanced technical skills.

School of Media, Film and Music
M.A. Creative and Media Enterprises

Whether you’re a recent arts graduate, a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned media professional, this course will help you to tackle the real challenges of running a small creative business. Focusing on the special relationship between creativity, strategic management and cultural entrepreneurship, this was the first programme in the UK to examine the business of creativity.

Master Screen Media and Cultures

The MPhil in Film and Screen Studies at Cambridge provides advanced training in study of the theory and history of film and other screen media in a vibrant interdisciplinary context. The moving image is explored in relation to the development of modern and contemporary culture, and to the history and theory of other media (literature, music, the visual arts, architecture, the digital).

M.A. Critical Screen Practice

<p>The MA Critical Screen Practice introduces you to a broad range of critical and analytical approaches to various aspects of media while also providing the opportunity to develop your practical skills. You will develop an advanced knowledge of media, film and television and apply it to industry-related practice, theory and research.</p>

Master Creative Sound and Media Technology (MMus)

This course is intended primarily for those with experience of music technology who wish to explore the field in more depth, or broaden their experience in interdisciplinary and multimedia work. It would also benefit those with a general musical background who wish to gain more experience working with technology, and those with experience in media-based technologies who wish to focus on sound.

School of Music and Performing Arts
M.A. Intercultural Communication in the Creative Industries

This brand new MA is perfect for multilingual students who want a career in the creative industries. In our cosmopolitan global culture talented people with multilingual skills are increasingly sought after by the creative industries. In this trailblazing MA you will have the opportunity to combine your language and translation skills with the study of London’s vibrant creative industries.

M.Litt. Film & Television Studies

The MLitt in Film & Television Studies, taught in Scotland’s media capital, offers the opportunity for the critical study of film and television. This well-established programme at University of Glasgow aims to provide an advanced understanding of the approaches and methodologies in Film & Television Studies and to equip you with core research skills for advanced study in this field.

School of Culture and Creative Arts
M.A. Documentary

This is an innovative taught course in documentary production with a base in digital video production. It is designed to establish a firm theoretical and practical base from which you can develop and make your own documentaries.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
M.Phil. Media and Performing Arts

The School of Media and Performing Arts has a thriving postgraduate research culture. We offer opportunities in the areas of Film and Media, Drama and Performance, Creative Writing, and Digital Storytelling.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
M.Phil. Art, Design & Media

Building upon the rich tradition of art and design education which has existed in Portsmouth since 1870, the School of Art and Design emphasises the relationship between practice and research in a cultural context. Any issue of wider concern in society and culture can be taken as a starting point for research. Art and Design researchers deal with image making, visual communication, and design problem solving whether that is through actively experimenting (practice-led research) or analysing and articulating these images or visual processes.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
M.A. Film and Television Production

No matter what experience you have in filmmaking, if you want to develop as a factual producer/director this course will extend your creative skills and production knowledge to a high level. With talks by industry professionals, and access to a broad range of equipment, you’ll create a portfolio of work that will help you stand out from the crowd.

Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences
MRes Humanities

The MRes in Humanities offers students the opportunity to produce a substantial piece of independent research and writing, and to undertake wide-ranging, systematic training in research skills and project management. 

M.A. Directing Film and Television

The Director is central to the creative process in media production and this course has been designed to build and develop your knowledge of the industry, enabling you to step up to the challenge of delivering winning productions. This hands-on course provides many opportunities for practical production across platforms and genres. It will enhance your storytelling skills and build your technical understanding of film, television and transmedia production, developing advanced skills as a director in line with current industry practice.

Faculty of Media and Communication
M.Sc. Filmmaking and Media Arts

The MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts is designed to deliver a portfolio of skills required in contemporary screen-based production contexts. If you are a filmmaker, freelance media producer, or an independent media artist seeking to develop advanced skills and learn key industry practices for building your career, the MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts has been specifically designed for you.

M.A. Art History and Film Studies

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Art History and Film Studies programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Art History
M.A. Media and Communication

This is a wide-ranging MA that combines cultural, historical and industry-specific analysis with critical and theoretical study. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to a range of current and important media contexts and industries covering broadcast, print and digital media modes. It offers a range of political, industry-based, and text-based approaches to media and its communication strategies as well as opportunities for you to develop your own interests through the dissertation, industry study, screenwriting project or work placement project.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
M.A. Media, Film and TV Production

This practice-led MA offers the opportunity to advance your practical and theoretical understanding of media production processes in a professional and creative environment. The programme is informed by industry professionals and our expert academic team who are actively engaged in research, professional practice, film making and publishing. You will develop the professional skills required by senior managers and professionals in the media and cover the ethics, laws and regulatory frameworks that govern and affect the industry.

M.A. Gender and Media

<p>The media continue to be central to gendered power relations and identification processes. This degree combines theoretical and methodological approaches from the social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities to explore the relationship between media, gender and sexuality. You’ll also explore how gender and sexuality frame and are framed by such issues.</p>

M.A. Film Production

This exciting course in Film Production from Southampton Solent University focuses on independent film-making and current practices in the film industry. You’ll experiment with your creative ideas from the outset, taking advantage of our excellent industry-standard facilities, training and equipment.

Film and television
M.A. Film and Screen Cultures

Study film and screen cultures while immersing yourself in the creative culture of London at film festivals, studios, galleries and pop-up cinemas. Our MA combines the study of mainstream and experimental film, contemporary television and the video-essay form, and includes the option to produce either a written or audio-visual dissertation.

M.A. Digital Media

Our MA Digital Journalism, University of Lincoln aims to provide an innovative, forward-looking programme that prepares you for a career working at the forefront of the digital media revolution.

M.A. Digital Media Arts

Our Digital Media Arts MA is taught both at the University of Brighton and at Lighthouse. The Lighthouse is a digital culture agency where a key part of its work is education and professional development (PPD). Through short technology labs and courses they help empower the digital artists and creative engineers of tomorrow.

Faculty of Arts and Architecture
M.A. Cinema Studies

The MA in Cinema Studies engages students with cinema and television in different contexts and genres using historical, textual and theoretical approaches.

Faculty of Arts
M.Phil. Digital Media

Digital Media at Swansea has research strengths in media and cultural theory, the history and philosophy of media technology, and contemporary developments in digital media in the UK, the European mainland, the USA and China.

Pre-Master Postgraduate Pathway in Media

BCUIC is an Affiliate College of Birmingham City University. Here, you'll find all the support you need as an international student to be successful in your ongoing degree studies.

Birmingham City University International College
M.A. Composition of Music for Film and Television

The Composition of Music for Film and Television programme from University of Bristol provides professional training in composition for screen media. Taught by staff and guest composers from the professional world, you will develop a strong technological foundation in the subject, along with specialist understanding of television and screen scoring.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Creative Advertising

On this challenging, hands-on course designed by industry professionals, you'll create advertising from your very first week and become adept at communication through practical, studio-based learning. Simulating the advertising industry, you'll work in art director/copywriter partnerships to devise campaigns for real products in a wide range of media, resulting in a thorough and professional portfolio.

Media
Master Digital Media and Society

The MA Digital Media and Society addresses current challenges of online communication and internet studies. It enables students to develop specialist knowledge in areas such as social media, big data, citizen journalism, digital culture, the creative industries, internet governance, and digital rights

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
M.A. Photography

MA Photography at London College of Communication has created many celebrated photographers and artists around the globe. This fine art photography MA has an international reputation for conceptually driven, research-led practices. Based in the still image, an interdisciplinary approach encourages students to explore the ever-expanding boundaries of the photographic medium to develop a distinctive body of work that is contextualised within a wider critical framework.

London College of Communication
M.A. Photography

The MA Photography programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) offers an in-depth, creative and socially engaged postgraduate level education in the practices of contemporary photography. You will develop an appreciation of photography as a tool for personal expression, cultural storytelling and political activism.

Master Filmmaking (Cinematography)

This MA will consolidate your skills in narrative moving-image making to the level of Director of Photography. You will develop your visual storytelling ability during workshops and subsequent application in the context of live filmmaking projects.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. Film and Literature

Our MA Film and Literature focuses on the theoretical and practical interactions between literature and film, providing you with a wide range of textual and analytic skills. It allows you to choose a specific area of literary studies to complement your study of film history and theory, to forge and develop connections between them, and to enhance your understanding of the different ways that literary and filmic texts create their meanings.

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
M.Litt. Digital Journalism

Traditional news outlets are moving towards online products at an accelerated pace. Digital technology is profoundly changing journalism, with innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting becoming increasingly prevalent.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. Film and Media Studies MFA

This MA programme provides a creative environment where film and media professionals, students, artists, curators, cinephiles, and creative media researchers can conduct intensive research with expert supervision. Film & Media Studies is an umbrella term that encompasses a wide range of possible practices.

M.Sc. Future Media - MA

Co-created with global communications agency McCann Erickson and a panel of partner businesses, Future Media: Pro simulates a working digital communications agency to give you intensive, real-world experience on digital marketing campaigns.

The New Technology Institute
M.A. Filmmaking (Directing Fiction)

This Masters, a pathway of the MA Filmmaking, will enable you to gain a full understanding of how to collaborate on all stages of filmmaking, from scripting and pre-production through shoot, post-production and marketing/exhibition of your work. It will build your skills and confidence in expressing your unique vision and conveying it to your team.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. Screen: Directing, Writing - Drama Centre London

This intensive Screen: Directing, Writing - Drama Centre London course gives you a unique insight into an actors conservatoire training, giving the director the intellectual and artistic tools to better communicate and stimulate a creative performance from actors on film. Directing means working with performers and developing a methodology that balances the needs of the actor against the grinding pressure of the shooting process.

Central Saint Martins
M.A. Music for the Moving Image

Writing music for the moving image requires a unique combination of technical and creative skills. This course aims to give you a critical appreciation of the theory together with a solid grounding in the techniques and practices essential for contemporary film and television music production.

Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology
M.A. Photography

Photography at Brighton is taught within the context of the fine arts and oriented around the development of individual projects.<br>

Faculty of Arts and Architecture
M.A. Film and Visual Cultures

This Film and Visual Cultures MA from Coventry University allows you to investigate the technological, social and cultural changes that have led to this development.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.A. Film and Visual Studies

To develop skills in the critical analysis of film and visual culture; to apply these skills in the production of creative work in film and photography; to acquire basic or enhanced image-making skills.

School of Creative Arts