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Documentary Filmmaking - Landscape and Ecology

Aberystwyth University

12 months
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15500 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
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About

This unique Documentary Filmmaking - Landscape and Ecology MA programme from Aberystwyth University draws on Aberystwyth’s location between the mountains and the sea, allowing you to develop a documentary filmmaking practice informed by nature, landscape and environmental politics.

Overview

The Documentary Filmmaking - Landscape and Ecology MA programme offered at Aberystwyth University provides you with a unique opportunity to develop your practical skills as a documentary filmmaker in a research-led context and with access to both film and digital technologies.

Specialist opportunities at Aberystwyth for Documentary Film students include:

  • benefitting first-hand from the Department's strengths in site-specific practice
  • use of facilities to work across digital, 8mm and 16mm film, including a digital research lab and darkrooms for analogue film and photography
  • access to the National Screen and Sound Archive at the National Library of Wales
  • taking part in workshops and masterclasses with visiting artists
  • field work and trips.

Employability

You will be equipped with the creative and critical skills required to pursue a career as independent filmmakers, artists or collaborators within professional organisations. You will gain advanced technical knowledge in your chosen specialisms, including camerawork, sound and editing. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practice Research Project
  • 16mm Filmmaking
  • Documentary Practices
  • Ecocriticism and Ecocinema
  • Key Concepts and Debates in Human Geography
  • Engaging Publics
  • Exhibiting Film

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good Undergraduate degree 2.1 Bachelors (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 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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