London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Documentary Film

The course leads on exploring the full range of documentary genre and modes of production that have brought about recent innovation. The digital revolution means new ways of directing, producing, and showing documentary films in the broadcast, independent and web 2.0 media. You will learn the entire process, taking the roles of producer, director, camera operator, sound-recordist and editor.

Entry requirements

A keen interest in documentary films, as well as a good Honours degree, or equivalent professional/academic qualification, or relevant professional experience.

Course modules

Phase 1: Documentary (process and practice); Documentary (history and theory). Phase 2: Documentary practices (taster tape and pitch and critical context); documentary (ethics and methodologies). Phase 3: Major project.

Assessment methods

A mixed series of assignments for both academic and professional contexts.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,000 per Whole course (home fees) 45 weeks
MA Full-time £ 15,950 per Whole course (overseas fees) 45 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London College of Communication Southwark SE1 6SB South East

Key information

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