Taught course

Documentary

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 degree
  • to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to practical filmmaking (non-media graduates)
  • to demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme
Additional information:
  • Although most applicants will be graduates, those without a degree and other non-standard applications will be considered. The Programme Leader will consider such applications on the basis of experience
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • You will not be interviewed (unless the Programme Leader deems it necessary)
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

This dynamic and practical Documentary MA from LJMU will develop your creative storytelling and multi-media production skills.
  • Explore documentary making via a variety of platforms and media
  • Develop skills in entrepreneurship and internationalisation
  • Work with award-winning documentary makers and experienced journalists
  • Undertake a placement with a professional media company
  • Study in the £38 million Redmonds Building with full access to state-of-the-art facilities
Develop the core skills required to become a successful documentary maker on this new Masters course.

Through the exploration of practical camerawork skills, including sound recording, editing and interviewing, you will gain confidence in your craft, while the journalism modules will develop your skills in storytelling, interviewing and journalistic principles. You will also study and understand the laws which impact responsible journalism, including the latest media law and ethics.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090