Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Screen Business

Institution
UWE Bristol · School of Film and Journalism
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

We are looking for highly motivated students with a passion for cinema, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial interest in the international screen industries.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as film production, film studies, business studies or related fields.

If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to interview where you will be asked to describe your past experience in film or business and your relevant work experience. Telephone interviews will be arranged for international applicants.

UWE Bristol's International College

International students who do not meet the academic or English language requirements to study this course can qualify by completing preparatory study at our International College.

English Language Requirement

If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the UK Border Agency and Universities minimum English Language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component. For further details please visit our English Language requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The UK screen industry is booming, with companies like Netflix and Amazon investing huge amounts in creating original UK dramas and content.

New platforms are also opening up new opportunities, and producers are needed to meet the ongoing demand for high-quality screen-based content in the digital space, animations and video games, as well as in TV and films.

MA Screen Business is firmly embedded in Bristol's vibrant creative sector and is delivered in partnership with Watershed, the leading film culture and digital media centre in the South West.

Exploring the structure and operations that make up the contemporary global screen industries, you'll learn about areas such as production, distribution and exhibition, as well as the marketing and reception of film and TV.

Studying this in Bristol, a UNESCO City of Film, means you'll be part of the city's rapidly expanding screen business sector, the third largest in the UK.

Bristol is home to the BBC's world-famous Natural History Unit, Aardman Animations, the Bottle Yard Studios, and many leading independent production companies, as well as being one of two Channel 4 regional hubs, and the new production base for Netflix.

The course draws on UWE Bristol's strong reputation in film studies and filmmaking, and the renowned research of our film and cultural studies staff.

Working with Bristol Business School, you'll also learn about creative entrepreneurship, and the practicalities of establishing yourself as a successful producer.

There'll be opportunities to network with other future creative leaders, working alongside students on our other postgraduate screen courses.

The course includes a field trip to the Berlin Film Festival, company visits and guest lectures by leading industry experts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
Admissions@uwe.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)117 32 83333