University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Filmmaking and Media Arts

This course is designed to deliver a portfolio of skills required in contemporary screen-based production contexts and has been designed specifically for those who are filmmakers, freelance media producers, or independent media artists seeking to develop advanced skills and learn key industry practices.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree (normally at least a 2.1) and evidence of basic film-making/video production skills (eg show reel, evidence of previously completed production courses at introductory level or higher.) Short proposal for a film/media art project (max. 500 words).

Course modules

The programme has 4 components: 2 core practical workshops: running in Semester 1 and Semester 2, these are led by a practitioner in our purpose built Media Lab and are designed to provide hands on support in the production of film or media art projects. They also incorporate sessions led by industry professional that are designed to pass on key industry experiences and skills vital to a successful career in the industry.
The core academic option Experimental Art and Media: This course covers the history and theory of experimental art and filmmaking, including the topic of practice-as-research. It is designed to provide a critical foundation for your filmmaking and/or media arts practice.
Students also choose one course, selected from a range of academic options that draw on the research expertise of the subject team. A practice-based dissertation, where students have the opportunity to develop, with support from technical and academic supervisors, a large-scale film or media arts self-directed project.

Assessment methods

Practice-based dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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