Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Documentary MA

This dynamic and practical Documentary MA from LJMU will develop your creative storytelling and multi-media production skills. - Explore documentary making via a variety of platforms and media - Develop skills in entrepreneurship and internationalisation - Work with award-winning documentary makers and experienced journalists - Undertake a placement with a professional media company - Study in the £38 million Redmonds Building with full access to state-of-the-art facilities Develop the core skills required to become a successful documentary maker on this new Masters course.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: •a minimum 2:2 degree •to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to practical filmmaking (non-media graduates) •to demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme Additional information: •Although most applicants will be graduates, those without a degree and other non-standard applications will be considered. The Programme Leader will consider such applications on the basis of experience •IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) •Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) •RPL is accepted on this programme •You will not be interviewed (unless the Programme Leader deems it necessary) If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Industry Placement (10 credits) Optional Modules Documentaries in Context (20 credits) Craft Skills (10 credits) Advanced Production Skills (30 credits) Reflections on Professional Practice (30 credits) Media Production Project (30 credits) Radio Documentary (30 credits) Interactive Documentary (30 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessement is mixed with practical modules usually based around portfolios of work including tasks aimed at the assessment of specific skills. Written assessments may include essays, reviews and reports. You will have the freedom to produce your own Masters documentary project for a media platform of your choice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175