|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham, City Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience in documentary radio, film, reportage or multi media.
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.
IELTS: 7.0 with minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
If your personal statement exceeds 4000 characters, please upload it as a document
A relevant portfolio is required.
All applicants will be asked to submit two short (250 word) documentary proposals as part of the application. These will be judged against clear criteria that show an understanding of the documentary genre, and creative ideas for achievable projects.
This course will prepare you to research and produce long-form documentary stories for online, radio and film. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multiplatforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.
Industry speakers from Vice, BBC3, Panorama, and the world of podcasts regularly teach on the programme, along with specialist documentary camera people, archive researchers and experts on the business of documentary production.
The teaching team are all from industry and have backgrounds in award-winning documentary production and reportage. Employability is a key focus of the course, and you will meet commissioning editors and documentary producers within the field. You will work with live commissioning briefs wherever possible and will be encouraged to pitch ideas to documentary and other festivals during your course. The MA is designed to enhance you future career in documentary journalism across a range of platforms and outlets, terrestrial or online.