MA Documentary Practices
Our MA Documentary Practices course will allow you to undertake cross-disciplinary work between new media, photography and film, positioning the course in response to new trends and discourse within a creative documentary practice.
Your outcomes could be in photography, film, interactive or web-based formats - and we'll encourage you to exploit recent developments within the industry.
Length of study: One year full-time
Starts: September 2017
Campus: UCA Farnham
We aim to develop you as a thinking practitioner and help you to manage your career in a freelance industry. You'll learn to analyse and synthesise knowledge and understanding of your subject area of our course and demonstrate your critical and reflective practice.
Tutorials, lectures, workshops, seminars and critiques support the development of your research and practice. As part of the course, you'll be expected to undertake some form of professional practice such as a work placement.
Stage 1: You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and you’ll start to explore your creative practice.
Stage 2: During stage two you begin developing your MA project, evaluating and testing out the aims of your proposal over a sustained period of self-directed study.
Stage 3: In the third stage of the course, you'll apply the knowledge gained through your research to create a final body of work.
On this course, you'll be exposed to a world of opportunities.
This course prepares you for a career in the specialised field of documentary practice, and also equips you with a range of versatile skills that open up a broad variety of career paths. Broadcasters and film funds worldwide have commissioned alumni from related UCA courses such as Film Production.
Graduates have gone on to work in a range of roles within the industry, such as:
Potential careers for students undertaking this course might include work in archives, curating or distribution.
You may want to undertake further study or research to specialise even more.
This school offers programs in:
Last updated January 10, 2018