We will inspire you to shape your individual creative practice with relevant theoretical knowledge and experimental approaches, informing a personal voice and engagement within the creative industries.
We are looking for applicants who are strongly motivated, reflective and independently minded. The course supports projects that enable you to focus on a specialist aspect of film or photographic practice, along with proposals (major project) that combine or explore the relationship between the two disciplines. We value interdisciplinary debate that utilises the collective knowledge and experience of students and staff.
This course builds on the success and experience of our previous postgraduate programmes and is informed by the importance of adaptability in a rapidly changing global industry. The University is committed to your long-term success, and if you choose this course you will benefit from support that has secured for Derby a ranking of 15th highest for graduate employment amongst UK universities (HESA 2015).
The University hosts the International Film and Photography FORMAT exhibition and conference in collaboration with Derby QUAD, which attracts artists from all over the world. This provides a unique opportunity for Derby students to showcase their work, to network, and create and establish contacts in industry.
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- Independent Scholarship and Critical Reflection
- This triple module is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your deep engagement with the subject, an appropriate application of creativity and imagination to your project, and your intellectual and critical awareness.
- You will be expected to produce a significant and mature body of practical creative work that demonstrates the realisation of your individual practice and its location within the award you have chosen.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media View 298 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
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For international students you will need to have qualifications and experience that are at the same level as for a UK student applying for the same course.
- UK and EU Entry Requirements
You will normally be expected to have an appropriate Film/photography/fine art, or other first degree appropriate to apply for the MA (Minimum 2:2 or above), or a professional qualification of equal standing, or significant practical or professional experience gained following your initial qualification that would support your application. You should bring your portfolio to the interview normally arranged at the University.
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International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
UK/EU fee: £755 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.