• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
This Film (Documentary) degree from University of South Wales is all about telling human stories through film. Working with top industry practitioners and alongside BBC Wales’ training scheme It’s My Shout, you will learn the importance of storytelling, self-shooting and single camera 'guerilla' filmmaking.

About

Students on this Film (Documentary) masters course from University of South Wales will also have the chance to pitch your ideas to real factual commissioners including Channel 4 and the BBC.

You will study in the heart of Cardiff, home to a thriving film and TV industry, including Pinewood Studio Wales and BBC Wales, where shows including Doctor Who and Sherlock are filmed.

Industry masterclasses, guest lectures and an in-depth work experience opportunity at a Wales-based creative company will allow you to build your portfolio and network with industry professionals.film

Teaching

Students on the MA Film course will be taught via a mix of workshops, seminars, lectures and tutorials, as well as guest lectures and masterclasses from industry professionals.

Assessment

Assessment will be via a series of practical assessments based around live briefs and production projects (70%), combined with written reflections and critical analysis of students’ work (30%).

Careers

You will graduate as a highly informed and skilled practitioner, ready to work in the film industry and make a significant contribution to your chosen specialism.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Industry Studies
  • Specialist Craft Practice/Advanced Specialist Craft Practice
  • Industry Placement
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Production Project

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional qualification; or an HND/HNC and relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications. Those without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, where prior experience will be taken into account. 
  • All applicants will be invited to a portfolio-based interview, which should include a show reel of recent work. During the interview, applicants will be expected to outline and discuss any project proposals or ideas they wish to develop on the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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