Taught course

Film and Television

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Film, Media and Communication
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
If you've got the ambition to explore how storytelling is changing across TV, film and new media – and develop the skills required to bring the next generation of stories to life – then this MSc Film and Television Master's will help you get there.
You'll unpack the technical, academic and professional skills needed for a career in the industry. You'll learn to use the latest kit and develop the techniques that'll make you attractive in whatever area of TV and film you want to pursue.
Once you graduate with MSc Film and Television, you'll be ready for careers across the industry, such as a production manager, researcher, assistant to producer or director, and technical operator.

What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
  • Learn how to adapt to the complex and changing demands of the industry
  • Access the latest facilities used by professional filmmakers, including equipment and software for your major project (including DSLR cameras, multi-track location audio recorders, Avid Media Composer editing facilities, Foley and ADR Sound Studios and a multi-camera TV studio)
  • Research, design and develop a personal project of your choosing
  • Create a film, TV, new media, or cross-platform programme to a professional standard
  • Be able to choose your personal project from specialities including documentary, fiction film, scriptwriting, interactive multimedia websites, digital archiving and music videos
Work experience and career planning
We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
Careers and opportunities
The skills you'll develop on this course will prepare you for roles in the media industry including:
  • Researcher
  • Content provider (traditional or new media)
  • Production manager
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Camera operator
  • Editor
  • Media commentator
Depending on the scope of your personal project, you could have a career in sectors including:
  • Film
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • Web content and design
  • Social Media content and design
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566