Taught course

Film, Television and Creative Practice

University of East Anglia · School of Film, Television and Media Studies

Entry requirements

Open to applicants with a good Honours degree (UK BA (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent) in humanities or social science subjects, or with practical experience in this area. Special entry requirements include those with experience using editing software and cameras at a professional level.

Months of entry


Course content


The MA in Film, Television and Creative Practice allows you to combine study in creative film and television production with historical and theoretical approaches to film, television and related media. You’ll build the production knowledge needed to work in the creative sector, engaging practical skills such as camera operating, digital editing and screenwriting, as well as gaining an understanding of visual grammar, syntax and structure.


Students are taught by industry professionals from the UK and the US, offering the chance to take over half of your studies in practical work, with all students delivering a dissertation (by practice) with supervision from School staff. Included is a specialist module that considers the essential role of creating, developing and pitching successful film and programme ideas for a career in this area.


Dedicated members of academic staff include successful graduates of this MA and the PhD programme who hold teaching posts at universities across the UK and abroad. UEA harbours a rich and dynamic research culture in Film, Television and Media Studies. Academic staff have published widely on aspects of British, American and Japanese cinema, television, film and cultural theory.


Students gain hands-on experience with a range of production equipment including digital cameras, Avid editing and scriptwriting tools. You will also be trained to develop ideas for creative projects in both film and television, and present them to different audiences, absolutely vital for future success in this industry.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: - IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components) - PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)

Fees and funding

For details of all of the scholarships available to postgraduate applicants to Film, Television and Media Studies, please click here.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515