University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Film, Television and Creative Practice

This course combines study in creative film and television production with historical and theoretical approaches to film, television and related media. Our School has identified creativity and development as key areas of knowledge that are essential for any budding career in film and television, and we include a specialist module that considers the essential role of creating, developing and pitching successful film and programme ideas. Focusing on the production knowledge needed to work in the creative sector, you will also engage with practical skills such as camera operating, digital editing and screenwriting, as well as gaining an understanding of visual grammar, syntax and structure.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good Honours degree at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.

Course modules

Core modules: Film studies: history, theory, criticism; video production; creativity and development in film and television production; film studies dissertation (by practice).
Optional modules: The big picture: contemporary hollywood cinema; effects, audiences and the media; television genres; middle eastern cinemas; and many more.

Assessment methods

Assessment is on the basis of coursework: including, but not limited to, performance in class, placements, essays and seminar papers, and the final, practice-based, dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The university offers a number of scholarships to UK/EU and international students each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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Key information

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Admissions Office
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01603 591515