Film and Creative Media

Lipscomb University

17 months
1013 USD/credit
1013 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Discover the intricacies of film theory and take advantage of once-in-a-lifetime internship opportunities. Through your degree, you will build a portfolio with a screenplay and production plan that will give you a head start in the professional world of storytelling.

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Without a doubt, there is a need for skilled professional storytellers in creative media. Since TV and motion picture production is among America's top resources, it's no surprise that it is a pillar for diverse industries.

Learn from those who know film production best. Our veteran faculty will guide you through writing screenplays and storytelling structures. Earning your MA in Film and Creative Media won't take long, but you can bet that it will be rigorous — and rewarding. Discover the intricacies of film theory or take on an internship opportunity. At the end of your studies, you will have built a portfolio with a screenplay and production plan. As you work to advance your creative career, you may even decide to pursue a doctorate in Film Studies — a natural next step.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Story and Structure
  • Film Production
  • Post Production
  • Writers in Development
  • Distribution
  • Acting for Directors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A degree in these areas is preferable: advertising, art, broadcasting, computer science, creative writing, film, graphic design, integrated marketing, journalism, mass communication, multimedia, music, new media, public relations, telecommunications or theater.

Students who do not have a bachelor's degree in communication or a related discipline may be required to complete up to twenty units of undergraduate course work to get to a masters entry level proficiency. The exact requirements will vary, depending upon previous academic and professional work.

Other requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Standardized Exam Score or Substantive Professional Experience
  • References
  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1013 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    1013 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.


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