Taught course

Filmmaking

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Media, Film and Music
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a relevant subject such as digital media, media studies, media practice, film studies, film production, or communications. You can also apply for the course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show relevant professional/creative skills and experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Led by award-winning filmmakers and taught by experienced practitioners. You’ll gain the skills to analyse and critique fiction films and find your unique voice in this competitive field.
We offer exceptional opportunities for graduate study. We have strong industry connections. You'll learn through masterclasses with leading figures in film and television. You also have 24-hour access to the latest professional-grade equipment and post-production facilities.

You learn how to:

  • write compelling scripts
  • raise funds
  • cast and direct actors
  • shoot and edit films using professional equipment and software.

You’ll produce a low-budget independent film to a professional standard. You’ll also graduate with your own showreel – a portfolio of work that will boost your employment prospects.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
studyinmfm@sussex.ac.uk