MA in Film Studies in United Kingdom

Find MA Degrees in Film Studies in United Kingdom 2019

Film Studies

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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MA Filmmaking

The London Film School
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom London

Train in all departments, in a working studio, with students from over 30 countries. Entry in January, May and September. [+]

An intensive two-year course in the heart of London, the MA Filmmaking trains to a professional level in a full range of filmmaking skills. Students leave with a portfolio of directing, cinematography, editing, producing and sound credits on at least 10 films - usually many more. The school produces around 180 films each year on this particular programme and last year these screened at over 180 festivals, winning many prizes, including the Cannes Palme d’Or for Best Short Film, the most prestigious festival accolade.

Learning is based on short film production. Each term these film exercises become more technically sophisticated, more considered and more complex in their ambitions. The school specifies the skill base for each exercise, providing the equipment and training students to new levels in each of the various craft skills. Students make all aesthetic decisions while solving problems similar to those faced by professional units, on a steeply increasing slope of difficulty. The work is constantly assessed and critiqued.... [-]


MA in Film Production

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

The students’ practical and theoretical understanding of filmmaking will be advanced by lecturers who work as professional filmmakers. Students will have access to industry-standard equipment, a professional on-campus film studio, personal edit suites with professional postproduction software, and sessions with external industry professionals. [+]

The students’ practical and theoretical understanding of filmmaking will be advanced by lecturers who work as professional filmmakers. Students will have access to industry-standard equipment, a professional on-campus film studio, personal edit suites with professional postproduction software, and sessions with external industry professionals. You will be encouraged to creatively explore the art of filmmaking within the context of a highly structured, professional industry environment, and should graduate with clearly articulated outputs that may be used to advance their careers in film production.

Study style

Student practical work (film projects) will be assessed in the modules that include specific production activity. Written work will be assessed in both production modules that include written submissions (including pre-production material) and in modules that require academic writing (including Textual Studies and Postgraduate Thesis).... [-]


MA in Artists Film & Moving Image

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

This intensively taught programme is designed for artist filmmakers who want to develop their practice and their professional networks to a level that enables them to work within the art and film worlds. [+]

This intensively taught programme is designed for artist filmmakers who want to develop their practice and their professional networks to a level that enables them to work within the art and film worlds.

This course is a twelve-month, intensively taught practice-based MA aimed at graduates and/or artists working within the field of moving image who wish to achieve a professional level in their practice with the support of an Art Department that has an exceptionally high concentration of accomplished artist filmmakers.

The programme is centred around the individual experience and knowledge that each student brings to the programme toward developing them as highly reflective and committed practitioners, as artist filmmakers who want to innovate in the expanding field of moving image within the context of artists’ film production, exhibition, reception and distribution.... [-]


MA Wildlife Documentary Production

University of Salford
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester

On this course, you will learn the research, scriptwriting and production skills that you will need to produce polished, professional wildlife documentaries. [+]

In Brief: Work towards a fulfilling career in an exciting field with the potential for travel Learn from respected filmmakers via a series of masterclasses Develop the creative and technical skills you will need to produce striking and informative wildlife documentaries – this is a Skillset-accredited course Based at MediaCityUK Work/industrial placement opportunity International students can apply Course Summary

On this course, you will learn the research, scriptwriting and production skills that you will need to produce polished, professional wildlife documentaries.

As well as lectures and seminars, you will attend masterclasses given by expert practitioners with links to the television industry. Plus you will take field trips to a range of animal habitats, where you will work on individual and group projects.... [-]


MA in Feature Filmmaking

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

This Feature Filmmaking course will give you an industry-focused education in the business and practice of modern, low budget feature film production. [+]

An industry-focused education in the low-budget feature film-making for documentary or fiction.

A unique chance to make a feature film as part of a Master’s degree.

Taught by active industry professionals with feature film experience.

Learn about traditional and emerging routes to distributing your film.

This Feature Filmmaking course will give you an industry-focused education in the business and practice of modern, low budget feature film production.

Modern filmmaking is collaborative; we’ve tailored the course for aspiring writers, directors and producers. We’ll help you develop your skills for a career working on feature length documentaries or fiction.... [-]


MA Documentary Journalism

Nottingham Trent University: School of Arts and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course will prepare you to research and produce long-form journalism for online, radio and television. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multi-platforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets. [+]

MA Documentary Journalism

This course will prepare you to research and produce long-form journalism for online, radio and television. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multi-platforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.

What you'll study

You’ll take a multi-platform approach to documentary making, developing in-depth research methods and story-telling, along with practical skills in writing, broadcasting, online and visual journalism.

You’ll be taught by our team of experienced media professionals as well as visiting documentary makers across all platforms and be guided through the commercial process of documentary making.... [-]


Film, Television and Moving Image MA

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

Our innovative MA in Film and Television builds on its prestigious heritage as the longest running degree programme of its kind in the UK. We aim to equip you with wide-ranging skills, knowledge and critical awareness to meet your career aspirations in sectors in which moving images play a central role. [+]

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Our innovative MA in Film and Television builds on its prestigious heritage as the longest running degree programme of its kind in the UK. We aim to equip you with wide-ranging skills, knowledge and critical awareness to meet your career aspirations in sectors in which moving images play a central role. Our curriculum incorporates an exciting variety of learning and teaching activities designed to foster your capacity for researching and rigorously analysing different aspects of film, television and moving images. You will have the opportunity to develop key skills for communicating about and with moving images across a range of contexts and platforms. You can choose to have a broad-based learning experience in film, television and moving image, or you can specialise in moving image curation and screenwriting via our suggested pathways.... [-]


MA in Directing and Producing Science and Natural History

National Film and Television School
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Beaconsfield

A unique course, the only one of its kind in the UK, designed to fast track you into the industry. [+]

Overview

A unique course, the only one of its kind in the UK, designed to fast track you into the industry.

New technology and a greater variety of formats are challenging the traditional boundaries of Science and Natural History Programming and driving greater audience demand. British production companies are at the forefront of leading innovation in formats and high-end content, with growing opportunities to work with North American and international broadcasters.

Top reasons to apply: Exclusive scholarship available for this course with RSPB and other partners.* The course includes masterclasses from leading practitioners in industry, including from the world-renowned BBC NHU Students will gain the skills and expertise needed to direct science, natural history and wildlife productions and the know-how to produce entire shows. The course gives students the ability to generate science and natural history programme ideas and formats. Gain the confidence and know-how to pitch those ideas to commissioning editors. Graduate with a brilliant list of industry contacts and relevant skills for building a sustainable career as a Producer/Director. Work experience at the UK’s major wildlife production companies. ... [-]

MA Film Curation and Exhibition

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2019 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

This innovative new course offers the opportunity to gain both the vital skills and critical awareness necessary to pursue a career in the diverse areas of contemporary film curation and exhibition, whether within the industry or within the field of research. [+]

This innovative new course offers the opportunity to gain both the vital skills and critical awareness necessary to pursue a career in the diverse areas of contemporary film curation and exhibition, whether within the industry or within the field of research. This could include curation within a museum or arts centre; festival management; exhibition, both theatrical and online; or cinema programming.A range of placements with industry partners including The Tetley, a leading centre for contemporary art housed in the former Tetley brewery, and Leeds International Film Festival, will allow you to see this in action, providing you with the practical skills you need to successfully curate and exhibit films.Classroom-based modules will explain the theory behind programming, archiving and film exhibition using case studies including cinemas, art galleries and festivals amongst others.... [-]


MA in Television Fiction Writing

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

With a wealth of commissions and creative opportunities, TV is where most screenwriters work. Taught by professional writers, you'll work on the scripts from series currently on British TV gaining the knowledge, skills & contacts to succeed in the industry. [+]

Get the training, connections and experiences you need to make your mark on television. Recognised with the Creative Skillset Tick of approval, GCU's MA Television Fiction Writing is the only full-time master's programme focusing solely on scripting for the UK.

Created in close collaboration with industry to maximise your employment opportunities, our programme offers you the full range of industry experiences - and supports you in developing your own original drama or comedy.

Instruction from both academic experts and top TV scriptwriters in British television Chance to contribute to programmes currently airing on British TV Individual mentoring from experienced television executives Direct access to producers and commissioners Year of mentoring from a London agent Support from a professional script doctor Opportunity to graduate with several projects ready to take to market ... [-]

MA Film

University of Kent, School of Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA Film programme is taught by experts in Film and seeks to engage you with the key elements that make up the diverse nature of film and moving images. [+]

Overview

The MA Film programme is taught by experts in Film and seeks to engage you with the key elements that make up the diverse nature of film and moving images.

The Film MA can also be studied between Canterbury and Paris, with the first term at our Canterbury campus and the spring term at our center in Paris. It is also available in Paris only where you spend the entire year in the French capital.

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This talk by Dr Maurizio Cinquegrani, Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Arts, focuses on a group of documentaries filmed in Poland and portraying journeys of postmemory to the sites of Jewish life before the war and Jewish destruction during the Holocaust.... [-]


Master in Film Production

University of Lincoln
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston + 1 more

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 Course

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 academic team who are actively engaged in research, professional practice, filmmaking, and publishing. You will have the chance to develop the professional skills required by senior managers and professionals in the media and to cover the ethics, laws and regulatory frameworks that govern and affect the industry.

You will have the opportunity to develop your practical production skills in our Media Broadcast Centre. You will have the chance to tailor your learning to your interests and career aspirations by choosing to focus on the creative production of programmes in fiction, documentary or experimental forms across a wide range of media platforms.... [-]


MA Moving Image and Sound

Norwich University of the Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Norwich + 1 more

Take your practice to new heights, refine your technical skills and explore the cultural and historical context of your work on our Creative Skillset accredited MA Moving Image and Sound Masters degree course. [+]

Overview

Challenge your audio-visual practice and strive for originality through experimentation with concepts, issues and materials relating to moving image and/or sound design.

Collaborate

As a postgraduate student at NUA, you’ll join a community of practitioners and researchers with diverse specialisms, giving you valuable opportunities to work collaboratively as well as individually.

Through intensive study and comprehensive technical workshops, you’ll develop the practical and conceptual skills required to create original and innovative work to exacting professional standards.

Specialise

Depending on your specialism, you’ll have the chance to engage with a wide range of audio-visual methods. These include: 2D Digital; CGI and stop-motion animation film and moving image production; motion graphics; scripting and narrative; pre-production and post-production skills and techniques; sound design.... [-]


MA / MSc Film Production

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

On this programme, students develop a practical and critical approach to the relationship between film production workflows, digital film technology, and creative practice. The programme seeks to develop students' creative abilities to a high professional standard, preparing them for employment in increasingly dynamic film and media sectors, and to facilitate film projects that foreground the importance of practice-based research, expertise and experimentation. [+]

On this programme, students develop a practical and critical approach to the relationship between film production workflows, digital film technology, and creative practice. The programme seeks to develop students' creative abilities to a high professional standard, preparing them for employment in increasingly dynamic film and media sectors, and to facilitate film projects that foreground the importance of practice-based research, expertise and experimentation.

The MA route allows students to refine a critical approach to creativity in areas such as writing, directing, and producing; the MSc focuses on creative technological agendas in areas such as cinematography, editing, and VFX.... [-]


Master in Film (MA)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

With the power to educate, inform and entertain us, a moving image is an extraordinary tool used by individuals, groups, and businesses worldwide. From fiction to documentary and all the experimental genres in between, the film is increasingly becoming the most influential form of media today. [+]

Why study MA Film at Middlesex University?

At Middlesex, we believe that great film work comes from research, hands-on experience, experimentation and contemporary knowledge of the moving image. That's why our MA Film is grounded in these core features, to ensure you gain both the practical and theoretical learning you need to create outstanding films in a professional context for identified audiences.

Designed to prepare you for a wide range of creative industries, our course enables you to explore your own film interests and produce work that will benefit your individual ambitions. From video installations to a single screen and mobile technologies, we challenge you to experiment with many forms of filmmaking and presentation, while also developing valuable industry skills in research-led practice, analysis, pitching, bid-writing, crowd-funding and more.... [-]