Through the exploration of practical camerawork skills, including sound recording, editing and interviewing, you will gain confidence in your craft, while the journalism modules will develop your skills in storytelling, interviewing and journalistic principles. You will also study and understand the laws which impact responsible journalism, including the latest media law and ethics.
The Documentary MA from Liverpool John Moores University s taught by two departments in Liverpool Screen School: Media Production and Journalism. The collaborative nature of the degree means you will receive the best learning support, access to the latest techniques, academic research and opportunities to engage with key external partners including the BBC, ITV Northern Lights Partnership; Nine Lives Media; Blakeway North; Lime Pictures; and the BAFTA award-winning companies Hurricane Films and LA Productions.
Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.
This MA will help you to develop into an adaptive, creative and self-reflective story-teller, with industry-relevant craft skills and the ability to produce documentaries for a variety of audiences, in a range of media forms.
- Industry Placement
- Documentary Project
- Documentaries in Context
- Craft Skills
- Advanced Production Skills
- Reflections on Professional Practice
- Media Production Project
- Radio Documentary
- Interactive Documentary
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Media Studies & Mass Media Public Relations View 70 other Masters in Public Relations in United Kingdom
- to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to practical filmmaking (non-media graduates)
- to demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme
- Although most applicants will be graduates, those without a degree and other non-standard applications will be considered. The Programme Leader will consider such applications on the basis of experience
International16900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8135 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8135 GBP per year during 12 months.
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