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Masters degrees in Film & Photography train students in multiple disciplines associated with the Film and Photography industry, such as visual and audio recording, production and directing.
Taught MA and MFA courses are typical for the field, though research-based MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.
Courses in this field are highly diverse and allow you to focus your interest in a number of specialisms. From visual arts such as animation and CGI (computer generated imagery), to sound recording and audio effects, you can find your niche within the Film & Photography industry.
Some courses will offer vocational, practical training specialisms such as Photography for portraiture, or Film techniques for specific genres. Other courses offer a more theoretical approach, combining literature, theory and analysis exploring historical and sociocultural influences across different disciplines of Film & Photography.
Careers vary greatly, and may include the direct production of films and photographs as an individual practitioner, or involve other roles with production companies such as sound and lighting technicians, scriptwriting, or set design.
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The Photography Arts MA offers a dynamic mix of photography practice and research to support your development as an artist. In an open-minded educational environment you will expand the boundaries of your photography, advancing your own distinct visual and conceptual approach. Read more
The course explores documentary practices and photojournalism as exciting and developing mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of critical contexts. Read more
Are you passionate about films and all things visual? Do you want to work in the arts or do you want to find a way to do this? This programme gives you cultural contexts across a range of different genres and history of film to understand why films depicted what they did and how this contributed to the world around us and the way we live. Read more
Prepare for a career in film and scripted drama on this Creative Skillset accredited course. This course has been designed to help you embark on a career as a professional fiction filmmaker in one of the following disciplines. Read more
This course combines the theory and history of cinema with the study of the industry and craft of filmmaking, and gives you the opportunity to explore your interests in the history of film, global cinema, and contemporary film and its key role in modern society. Read more
This course provides the opportunity for you to develop as a thinking practitioner of film-making or television programme-making, someone who is able to innovate while questioning and interrogating existing values and traditions. Read more
Film and Photography at the University of Derby has a long history of excellence. Our MA programme teaches Film and Photography as a fine art practice, offering a contemporary and exciting programme. . Read more
MA Film Production is a practice-led Master's programme focusing on screenwriting and film production, supported by film theory. Members of the teaching team have included screenwriter Ewen Glass; writer-directors Phil Stevens, Dr Mikey Murray and Marcella Forster; and cinematographer Jack Shelbourn. Read more
This course will engage you in the challenging task of making sense of the multitude of photographic images that shape the world today. Read more
Taught by award-winning professional photographers and leading academics in the field, our distinctive, practice-based MA in Photography will allow you to explore the diverse applications of the medium and to deepen your understanding of photography as a discipline. Read more
A range of courses developed with public sector organisations within the education, teaching, business, health, law and psychology spheres.
Doing your postgraduate degree at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences is your opportunity to study in one of London’s highest rated and most inspiring learning institutions.
Edinburgh College of Art is a leading international art college within the University of Edinburgh. Located in the historic Old Town of one of the world’s greatest cultural cities, we offer a creative and supportive environment in which to study one of 40 ground-breaking postgraduate programmes or take forward research within a global Top 50 institution.
Falmouth University is renowned as one of the world’s leading hubs for creativity and innovation – redefining creative education for over 100 years. A multi-arts university, Falmouth is committed to preparing its students for the global job market through its world-class programmes.
IED Master and Postgraduate courses address the needs of those wishing to stand out both in creativity and management.