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2 Master of Art Programs in Documentary Studies

Many major universities offer a Master of Arts degree as a continuation of an individual’s education in arts after the person has received a Bachelor of Arts. This postgraduate degree helps the student gain a better understanding of the subject and reach higher career goals. What is an MA in Documentary Studies? By earning this degree, a student can become prepared to create long-form journa… Read more

Many major universities offer a Master of Arts degree as a continuation of an individual’s education in arts after the person has received a Bachelor of Arts. This postgraduate degree helps the student gain a better understanding of the subject and reach higher career goals.

What is an MA in Documentary Studies? By earning this degree, a student can become prepared to create long-form journalism pieces online, in video, and on the radio. A program that leads to such a degree may teach the student technical, business, and creative skills he or she needs to become successful in documentary storytelling. From coming up with the concept to pitching it to producers, and from research to editing, study in documentary filmmaking can prepare the student to tell a truthful and compelling story.

Graduates with an MA in Documentary Studies cultivate excellent research and media production skills that can serve them well in many career areas. They also can learn the ins and outs of journalism, leaving the program with a thorough understanding of the media landscape.

As with many degrees, the exact cost of an MA in Documentary Studies may vary. Factors that can cause this price to fluctuate include the school a student chooses, the country in which the school is located, the length of the program, and more.

Individuals with an MA in Documentary Studies have exciting career prospects. Graduates may go on to become journalists who cover the world’s most pressing issues. They can take positions as reporters or researchers for television news, radio, podcasts, online outlets, or traditional newspapers. Graduates can also go on to freelance careers. These freelance documentary makers can make their own films, work for several news organizations at a time, or even create their own podcasts.

Potential students can find schools that offer this degree online or in physical classrooms around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MetFilm School
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The MA Documentary and Factual course focus on the creative, technical, and industry skills you need to develop documentaries and factual programming across the contemporary media landscape. Students will learn how to film reality from a variety of perspectives, understanding and sometimes challenging traditional interpretations of the documentary and its delivery. -
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National University of Theatre and Film "I.L. Caragiale"
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The Master Documentary Film program prepares authors dedicated to this cinematographic genre. The study program addresses all aspects of training professionals in the field, c ... +

The Master Documentary Film program prepares authors dedicated to this cinematographic genre. The study program addresses all aspects of training professionals in the field, combining theory with practice. The stages of creating and making the documentary are assumed conceptually and concretely by students, they are thus encouraged to address research topics in the area of cinematic language, working methods, role and social impact of documentary film. -
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