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Film and Screen Media with Film Programming and Curating (MA)


Birkbeck, University of London Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies

Full time & Part time October MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

About the course

This Master's degree in film and screen media explores the history, development and interaction of film, television and other screen media. The course encourages you to explore a wide variety of screen media in historical, sociological, aesthetic and anthropological terms and in a variety of cultural and national contexts. You can also explore film programming and curating and choose to specialise in areas including film in museums and galleries, audiovisual archival practices, and exhibitions. 

You can thus personalise your MA studies and specialise in areas of film and screen media that match your intellectual interests and career goals, while a work placement option allows you to gain practical experience that may enhance your career

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Entry Requirements

Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
As part of the application process, you are required to complete a 700-1000-word written exercise discussing how you would programme for an audience a film or television programme you have recently seen.

Upon review of the application and the entrance task, admissions tutors will invite successful candidates to attend an interview.

After the interview, a final decision on the application will be made.

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