You'll unpack the current and historic effects of media on society, and learn about how traditional and new media can be used to communicate different messages. You'll combine cultural, historical and industry-specific analysis with theoretical study, and develop a deeper critical appreciation for the media too. You'll also have the chance to test your creativity, by producing screenplays and TV scripts.
Once you graduate, you'll be able to pursue roles across the media industry, including publishing, journalism, scriptwriting, film and media management.
What you'll experience
- Study a range of political, industry-based, and text-based approaches to media and its communication strategies, in film, television, magazines, newspapers, fiction, graphic novels and comics
- Research, analyse and critique film and tv scripts
- Understand the important themes in the media industry, including media politics, media cultures and media industries
- Produce screenplays for film and television while working with a specialist tutor
- Develop your own interests through your dissertation, industry study, screenwriting project or work placement project
- Be supported by a team of experienced lecturers who have researched and published in their specialist areas, and who bring those specialisms to their teaching sessions
- Use our University research services, including open access computing facilities and our extensive library and online resources
- Get involved in our dynamic research culture through your film and TV dissertation
- Engage with our researchers and published experts, many of whom are well known internationally in the field
Careers and opportunities
On this course, you'll develop the necessary expertise to prepare you for roles within the media and other creative industries, in particular film and television. You'll also be well prepared for further postgraduate study, such as a PhD or teaching qualification.
Career opportunities include:
- Film and media management
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- Media Contexts
- Media Cultures and Industries
- Media Politics
- Research Methods
- Industry Study
- Short Dissertation
- Short Screenwriting Project
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Communication Sciences View 292 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
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- A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience or qualifications
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.