• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Cinematography is about understanding how to use camera and lighting techniques to tell a story, whether screened at the cinema, on TV, or through a smartphone.

Our Cinematography MA instils an understanding of the essential links between story and image and the relationship between cinematographers, directors and crews.

Why study the MA Cinematography at MetFilm School London?

You will create an impressive portfolio which includes a short filmed project, 35mm still life/portrait exercise, collaborative Greenscreen exercise, several shooting exercises including location, studio interiors and night exterior, advanced filmed exercise working with a professional director and a final Masters Project for film, TV or online media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Screen Induction Lab
  • Cinematography Boot Camp
  • The Mechanics of Creative Control
  • Commercial Cinematography
  • Crafting Narrative Through Cinematography
  • Research in Screen Practice
  • Master’s Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We accept applications and offer places on a rolling basis throughout the year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • To apply for the MA course you will need to be 18 years of age or older at the time the course starts. Applicants must have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. 
  • Applicants without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits. All applicants must submit relevant creative work that contributes towards a portfolio.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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