Taught course

Documentary Practice

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Languages, Linguistics and Film
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need an upper second class honours degree in a humanities or creative arts discipline, and will have an informal interview on application. Graduates from non-humanities disciplines are also welcome to apply, but may also be asked to complete a written assignment.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This pioneering MA programme will enable you to integrate the practice and theory of documentary film and develop your voice as a documentary filmmaker. You will learn about the many forms, discourses and approaches of the documentary, drawing upon the current research of prominent filmmakers, theorists and historians.

Your studies will involve a dynamic schedule of workshops, lectures, guest speakers, events and field trips, working in a productive, collaborative context with students from around the world.

Access to specialist production and post-production equipment, black box studio spaces, along with the advice and support offered by experienced practitioner staff, will ensure you gain in-depth production skills.

By completing the MA you will have produced a unique portfolio of documentary films and assisted on numerous other productions.

If you want to become a practising documentary filmmaker then MA Documentary Practice is the ideal course for you. And if your ambition is in the area of factual film research, or to embark on theory-practice academic study, then the programme is also a perfect fit.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Programme Administrator
Email
sllf-pg@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8332