Our MA Creative Media Practice is ideal for those from various disciplines as well as industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills across:
Delivered by expert practitioners, our MA Creative Media Practice course equips you for a creative media career, offering network contacts, an impressive portfolio and essential practical skills.
Our course structure allows you to gain a personally tailored skill set, a detailed awareness of the fusion of creative, cultural, technological, social and political forces within the Creative Industries Sector and Screen and Broadcast Industries, and a deep understanding of the theories which underpin these areas.
The course offers work-related learning through the module Creative Skills 2, either as a placement in the screen and broadcast industries and/or work on a professional project.
Our Creative Media Practice course is a progressive suite of innovative postgraduate courses designed for practitioners and new entrants to the Creative Industries including Media and Screen and Broadcast.
Our course provides both a sound academic context and an exciting creative space within which to explore interfaces between ideas and creative practice and professional production. You will receive a unique blend of:
You will gain the critical awareness, creative focus and contemporary production skills necessary to advance your career paths. Through a wide range of guest lecturers and industry mentors you will be exposed to experienced Creative Media practitioners and Creative Industries professionals from both within the staff of the School of Media, and industry mentors.
Teaching & Assessment
Our course delivery makes use of a range of teaching and learning methods which include:
Learning and teaching strategies will be geared towards the following learning processes:
Graduates have found roles such as independent producer; scripwriter; TV development producer; documentary maker; and digital media producer/developer.
For graduates of of design for the moving image, careers include artist filmmaker and motion graphics designer.
Visit the Creative Media Practice - MA page on the University of the West of Scotland website for more details!