The Film, Television and Moving Image degree offered at the University of Westminster combines core and optional taught modules. The design and delivery of our taught modules draw on CREAM’s research excellence in documentary, Asian and European cinema, moving image curation, and television history.
The coursework requirements for some modules are research essays or a combination of research essays and research-informed blog posts and presentations. Other modules require a broad range of research-informed professional modes of writing such as a screenplay treatment, a curatorial proposal or an exhibition review. You will also undertake a substantial piece of independent research as a major part of your MA studies.
In order to provide you with the flexibility to undertake a piece of independent research suited to your career aspiration, the final project module offers you the choice between writing a traditional dissertation or completing a theoretically-informed professional project such as a curating a film programme, writing and producing a series of themed blog posts, or writing a long-form screenplay.
Graduates have found employment in small- and large-scale film and television companies as filmmakers, producers, distributors, and exhibitors. Others have gone on to organise film festivals, or to work in film-related magazines and journals as well as in international arts and culture sectors.
Some of our recent graduates have gone on to pursue academic careers as researchers or doctoral students at the University of Westminster and elsewhere. As the UK’s longest-running postgraduate programme in film and television several of our alumni are pioneers of the discipline of film and television studies.
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- Final Project
- Key Concepts in Film, Television and Moving Image
- Contemporary Issues in Moving Image and Screen Studies
- Advanced Screenplay Preparation
- Asian Cinema: Time, History, Memory
- Cinema Distribution and Exhibition
- Documentary Aesthetics, Sites and Spectatorship
- Film Programming and Moving Image Curation
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 300 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
- 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 required 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.
International17000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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