Taught course

Film Distribution and Marketing

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Games, Film and Animation
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

MA Film Distribution and Marketing is open to applicants who are enterprising, agile thinkers who can demonstrate an interest in film and developing marketing and distribution strategy.

If you do not have a degree, you may be accepted if you can demonstrate equivalent experience and / or qualifications.

You may have existing qualifications in:

  • Film / production
  • Business studies
  • Marketing
  • Multimedia / digital content creation
  • Advertising
  • Media and communications.

And/or you may have work experience in the sector, such as:

  • Freelance filmmaking / production
  • Working as a runner, production coordinator
  • Producing /Directing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Shoot into the film industry with the world's first Master’s degree in film distribution and marketing. Available as a one-year intensive full-time course, our MA Film Distribution and Marketing has been designed with industry to reflect the growing need for entrepreneurial producers, marketers and distribution experts.

Graduates from this course have secured roles with companies such as Koch Media (Germany), Kaleidoscope Films (UK), GFM Films (UK) and Red Arrow Media (Europe). You will have an opportunity to experience work placements during the course with previous placements including major industry players such as FilmNation (US) and Sony Picture Classics (US).

Taught by an industry experienced team, including Oscar-nominated producer, Lee Thomas, and film industry expert, Eugenio Triana, you'll develop the strategic skills needed to apply new and emergent models of film financing and market and engage audiences in a competitive, fast changing global entertainment business.

This Master’s course examines old and new business models spanning all aspects of the film development cycle. The course embraces advances in technology, digital communication channels and opportunities to monetise content across a variety of platforms outside traditional cinema.

Information for international students

English - IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands. We do also accept students who have TOEFL or Pearsons.

For information on equivalence scores and pre-sessional language courses please visit English Language provision.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Full-time with professional placement: 18 months

Course contact details

Name
Media Admissions
Email
media.admissions@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595