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Directing and Producing Science and Natural History - MA


National Film and Television School National Film and Television School

Full time January MA 2 years full-time

About the course

Could you make the next Blue Planet or Wonders of the Universe?

This is the only MA course of its kind in the UK, designed to fast track you into the industry. It aims to give students the skills and expertise needed to direct science and wildlife productions, the know-how to produce and direct entire shows and the ability, confidence and knowlegde to generate and pitch ideas and formats to commissioning editors.

Within 2 months of graduating all our 2019 graduates secured roles at leading television companies, including BBC Natural History Unit, Plimsoll Productions and IWC Media.

The course includes masterclasses from industry experts, including the world-renowned BBC Natural History Unit, and work experience is available at major wildlife production companies. Our graduates have the

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their passion, commitment and talent for developing a career in television. Typically, applicants will have a proven interest in science and natural history, which may involve a background in Physics, Chemistry, combined Natural Sciences, Zoology, Biology, Psychology, Mathematics etc. But other educational backgrounds are not excluded.

While many applicants will have a degree from a British or overseas university, we will consider applicants who do not have a degree if they have an impressive portfolio, a creative track record or an alternative qualification.


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