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As screen-based media play a more central role in our lives, this course nurtures an advanced understanding of them, combining the critical skills needed to change the media industries with innovative, hands-on engagement with their inner workings.

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Why study MA Film and Television at BU?

  • Deploy your creative skills to address inequalities and injustices, in both the media industries and the wider world
  • Work alongside internationally recognised experts in documentary, horror, science fiction, crime and espionage filmmaking
  • Interrogate the cultural significance of screen-based media using hands-on, practice-based research techniques
  • Investigate how film and television are constructed, how their industries operate, how they have developed over time, and how they continue to evolve and converge
  • Develop advanced research skills, to build a CV for a career in the media industries or academia
  • Work with producing, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, sound and editing students to develop your intellectual and creative skills, and to foster a network of collaborators.


Critical thinking, intellectual agility and the capacity to hone your creativity to enact meaningful change are among the most valuable skills in the twenty-first century. The Film and Television course from Bournemouth University is specifically designed to develop these core skills, equipping you for a career as a lifelong learner in either the media industries or academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Storytelling
  • Critical Media Practice
  • Media for Social Impact
  • Masters Research Project in Film and Television
  • Film and Television
  • Research in Film and Television

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.


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180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide details of relevant work experience.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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