An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent). Evidence of commitment to the academic study of film and television through methods including criticism, theory, practice and research.
Months of entry
This distinctive and exciting programme integrates film-making practice with textual and historical approaches to the study of film and television. As a student on this innovative course, you will engage with critical and theoretical perspectives and develop high-level analysis skills. You will also have the opportunity to learn the skills of film-making, working intensively in small groups to explore narrative and aesthetic possibilities and gain insights into the craft and industry of screen media. You will encounter a range of different research methods and be supported as you progress to independent learning and individual practice.
The University of Bristol has more than 40 years' experience in this field and the programme draws on the expertise of world-leading scholars, expert practitioners and industry professionals. The Department of Film and Televison hosts a series of research seminars and industry talks designed to enrich your studies. Facilities include a 200-seat cinema, a production studio, animation and edit suites, seminar rooms and sound rooms.
Bristol is an excellent city in which to study film and television, with its varied cinema, television and digital media spaces, such as the Arnolfini, BBC Bristol, The Cube and Watershed Media Centre. Bristol's Harbourside is home to an array of film festivals, including the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, the Slapstick Festival and the Afrika Eye Festival.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team