Taught course

Film, Television and Moving Image

Institution
University of Westminster · Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant degree or with relevant experience.

In exceptional circumstances, we may consider candidates with relevant work experience and a lower undergraduate degree qualification. We welcome applications from candidates with a professional background in film, television, media, education, arts administration, or other related professional fields.

Applicants are requested to submit a short essay of 400 words: 'Describe and analyse a short sequence of no more than 3 minutes from a film or television programme of your choice. How does the sequence contribute to the overall meaning of the work it is a part of'

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our innovative MA in Film and Television builds on its prestigious heritage as the longest running degree programme of its kind in the UK. We aim to equip you with wide-ranging skills, knowledge and critical awareness to meet your career aspirations in sectors in which moving images play a central role.

Our curriculum incorporates an exciting variety of learning and teaching activities designed to foster your capacity for researching and rigorously analysing different aspects of film, television and moving images. You will have the opportunity to develop key skills for communicating about and with moving images across a range of contexts and platforms. Although this is not a film production course, you can choose to have a broad-based learning experience in film, television and moving image, specialising in moving image curation and screenwriting via our suggested pathways.

The course has close links with the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM), the leading research centre in the UK for arts and design, whose members include internationally renowned filmmakers, film and television theorists and historians, and moving image artists and curators.

We combine research-enhanced teaching with classes delivered by film and television industry and moving image art professionals, in order to make sure that you develop the skill sets and the full range of critical awareness that is in demand and to deliver an exciting learning experience for you.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and speaking.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500
International students
£17,000

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page. As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies. Find out about postgraduate student funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    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
Course Enquiries Team
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7911 5000