University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Film and Television: Research and Production

This course prepares students for a career in the media and combines rigorous academic training in research skills and methodology with technical and vocational training in designing, researching and editing programmes, and in the process by which programmes are commissioned and sold; the programme includes a 12-week work placement in the media industry at a partner company such as the BBC or Maverick Television; students have the option of submitting a written or audio-visual dissertation.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, or equivalent. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, with high standards of both written and spoken English.

Course modules

3 core modules: development and production for film and television; documentary filmmaking; research skills and methods.

Assessment methods

Applicants have the option of submitting a written or audio-visual dissertation. Students choosing to do an audio-visual dissertation will also submit a 4,000-word evaluation. The written dissertation length is 15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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