Taught course

Documentary by Practice

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Media Arts
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1). or equivalent, in Literature, Fine Art, Media or a related discipline. Students with degrees in other subjects will also be considered, as will those with relevant professional or creative experience

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is an exciting and dynamic time for documentary practice; in recent years there has been a renaissance in documentary, seeing huge developments in both technology and form. Documentary stories are now being told via telecommunications, in cinemas, on TV, and online.

In this contemporary course you will be provided tuition in the technological, ethical and intellectual developments in this recent boom in theatrical, broadcast and cross platform documentary. You will be taught by award winning documentary filmmakers and high profile TV, film and cross platform commissioners. Tutors Marc Isaacs , Helen Littleboy and Victoria Mapplebeck, are all active filmmakers with excellent industry contacts and through collaborating with them on work in progress you will gain a unique learning opportunity that will provide genuine vocational experience. We also welcome regular guest lecturers, giving students a direct link to industry professionals and the opportunity to learn from their substantial experience and expertise.

On graduating, our students are skilled in creative and professional documentary practice. We have one of the highest employability rates amongst UK universities and our graduates have gone on to become award-winning filmmakers and journalists.

This is a split campus course, taught in both Egham and Bedford Square in central London.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS score of 6.5 with 7 in writing for non-native English speaking applicants.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,200 (2014 entry)
International students
£13,600 (2014 entry)

See https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/postgraduate/feesandfunding/home.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Angela Godden
Email
angela.godden@royalholloway.ac.uk