|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a Bachelor degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject
Besides that applicants should have excellent communication skills, with high standards of both written and spoken English.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go to study.
by holding an English language qualification to the right level; for this course we ask for IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.Or Cambridge English(CAE): Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.
Please note: TOEFL IBT test will not be accepted for September 2015 entry.
Film and Television: Research and Production is a uniquely constructed taught MA that places employability at the heart of the programme.
Utilising a combination of theoretical approaches, critical engagement, creative practice and hands-on training, this MA is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills that will be directly applicable within the film and television industries. It combines rigorous academic training in research skills and methodology with technical and vocational training in designing, researching and editing programmes. It also includes a unique work placement of up to 12 weeks in the media industry.
Excellent communication skills, with high standards of both written and spoken English, are essential for this MA
This interdisciplinary masters programme is designed to help you take the specialist academic knowledge from your first degree and apply it in practical ways to kick-start your career in broadcasting or scholarly research. Combining academic and professional training, the programme provides hands-on skills with a core understanding about how the industry works, promoting both critical and creative thought.
You will study three core modules (full descriptions available below):
Development and Production Processes for Film and Television
Research Skills in Film and Television
Guided Editing/Guided Reading
The MA also includes a unique work placement of up to 12 weeks in the media industry at a partner company, such as Maverick Television, and you will complete the programme with either a 20-25 minute documentary film or a 15,000-word dissertation.
This programme also offers the opportunity to gain a Skillset accredited qualification in Health and Safety, in addition to your MA, which is a great enhancement to your CV
Your degree will provide excellent preparation for employment and this will be further enhanced by the employability skills training offered through the College of Arts and Law Graduate School.If you have a specialist interest you would like to pursue on your placement, for example working with a UK-based company which broadcasts in your native language or which broadcasts to your home country, we will work with you to try and make that happen.