12 months
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About

This course will help you develop key intellectual and practical skills to meet and exceed current industry practices and expectations. Studying cinematography allows you to orchestrate camera, lens, lights, and motion to create visual aesthetics.

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Overview

Why study MA Cinematography for Film and Television at BU?

  • Study specialist production units, providing you with an environment to develop creative, technical, digital camera and lighting, narrative storytelling, and collaborative skills 
  • Become actively involved in BU research or use your expertise to suggest new avenues for us to explore 
  • Through collaborative and individual production you’ll build a strong and distinctive showreel, which you will use as your calling card to the industry 
  • Take advantage of opportunities with RedBalloon, an award-winning professional production unit based in the Faculty of Media and Communication 
  • Benefit from regular guest lectures from industry professionals and take part in camera masterclasses including Arri, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Red, Phantom HS and Olympus HS. 

Potential career paths

This degree aims to develop creative skills, techniques and collaborative approaches which will prepare you for employment in today’s evolving media industry. Through collaborative and individual production you will build up a strong and distinctive showreel, which will prepare you for entry into the industry. Future career roles could be very diverse including the following example job roles:

  • Director of Photography
  • Cinematographer
  • Camera Operator
  • Camera Assistant

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the International Moving Image Society (IMIS). You will use industry-standard technology, and learn from academic experts whose research and industry expertise will equip you to make the most of the evolving digital marketplace.

Programme Structure

Core units:

  • Approaches to Cinematography
  • Storytelling
  • Exploring Cinematography
  • Approaches to Industry
  • Media Production Masters Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There's no application deadline for this course, but if you need a visa, think about the length of time it takes to process your visa application.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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