Whatever your academic background, this taught programme invites you to explore your love of film in a professional capacity. The M.A. in Film Studies at the University of Malta will test your practical capabilities and provides you with the necessary techniques to successfully plan and shoot a short film, and to develop it in all its stages from the script to the screen.
By analysing the interaction of image and sound and combining it with research, history, academia, and narrative, you will be appositely prepared to tell your story through the medium of film.
The taught Master’s Programme in Film Studies will enable you to further your postgraduate studies at a doctoral level in film, television, and other screen media. Other work opportunities are also available if you are more interested in the practical aspects of film, and the skill acquired from this course may enable you to pursue a career in media industries as a scriptwriter, editor, and producer.
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- Cinematography: Theory and Practice
- Methods of Research: Critical Approaches to Film Studies
- Celluloid Balloons: Film Adaptations of Comics & Comic Book Adaptations of Films, from the Silent Era to the Digital Age
- Film Adaptation, the Literary Tradition and the Other Arts
- Representing Otherness on Film: Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Cinema
- Screenwriting and the Art of Dramaturgy
- Film, Technology and the Literary Canon
- Basic Post-Production
- Udine-Gorizia, International Film Studies Spring School
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 8 other Masters in Visual Arts in Malta
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The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:
- the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Second Class or better in the same or in a closely related area of study as the area of study applied for, provided that the Board may consider applicants in possession of the Degree with Third Class Honours only if it is satisfied that such applicants are in possession of other qualifications, including relevant experience, obtained following the first cycle degree or
- the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the same or in a closely related area of study as that applied for, with an average mark of not less than 55% in that area or
- a degree from this or from another university which the Board considers as comparable to any of the degrees indicated in paragraphs (a) and (b) above.
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International3600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
EU/EEA1600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
- Fee per semester: Eur 800
- Yr 1: Eur 5,400 / Yr 2: Eur 5,400 / Yr 3: NIL
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.