Manchester Metropolitan University

Filmmaking

Filmmaking provides a supportive, creative environment for you to explore your ideas and stories through film practices. The rich, immersive, and inspiring environment of the Manchester School of Art enables you to undertake far-reaching, challenging, and experimental approaches. The course focusses practical, critical and creative development around filmmaking through further investigation of individual visual language and film style. Although the progression of 'ideas' will be central to the activity, there will also be a strong emphasis on film craft and the professionalism of your work. Manchester School of Art has a well established culture in filmmaking, ensuring a lively environment and experience together with a breadth of expertise and outstanding resources to draw upon.

Entry requirements

MA: You will normally have an undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition, you may also need to submit a Digital Portfolio. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. MA: You will normally have an undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition, you may also need to submit a Digital Portfolio.

Course modules

Year 1 (MA Full-Time): Practice 1 media: project synopsis and development; practice 2 media: filmmaking major project; professional platforms. Optional units: commercial aspects of design; contested territories; digital futures; health and wellbeing; images and archives; making our futures - ecological arts and sustainable design; negotiated study; object and context; sciart; the museum and the city - the city as a museum; writing research and funding proposals. Year 2 (MFA full-time): MFA - practice 3: contextualising; MFA - practice 4: realisation and publication.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2018 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Part-time September 2018 - 4 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Part-time September 2019 - 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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