Cinematography, M.A. | MetFilm School | London Borough of Harrow, United Kingdom
12 months
26500 GBP/year
24500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Cinematography course offers students a unique opportunity to develop the necessary skills and techniques to work professionally within the camera department, employ a range of technical and creative techniques to maximise visual storytelling, and explore a range of film formats and processes. 

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You are entering screen industries transformed by innovative technology and formats. Industries that are growing in awareness of diversity, sustainability, progressive workplace practices, and globalisation. Industries experiencing change – and we want you to be a part of that change. On the course, you will be with a like-minded group of aspiring industry professionals. Alongside your acquisition of skills and understanding, you will create your own professional profile, and have the option of developing additional skills including editing and sound recording. 

Why take the course?

  • Practical: Through hands-on exercises, workshops, seminars, masterclasses, and screenings, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to work with cameras and lighting to industry standards. 
  • Comprehensive: Gain skills vital for look, design, and rushes management through creative and technical training in grading and processing software, to enhance the visual aesthetics of student productions. 
  • Industry-Facing: Opportunities to gain a wide range of industry-relevant skills across projects including a short, filmed project, 35mm workshop and shooting exercise, and classes on the function of each major camera departmental role. 
  • Real-life Experience: Students will get the chance to work as a director of photography alongside other MA pathways on short video content for external clients, providing the opportunity to further highlight their talent. 
  • Professional tutors: Many of our teaching staff are currently working in the industry as TV and film directors, broadcast journalists, producers, writers, and more.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Cinematography Craft and Industry
  • Shooting interior and exterior
  • Professional Profile
  • Client-driven Cinematography
  • Practice-based Research
  • Final Project and Career Path

For a full module overview, please download the course specification from our course page:

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find more information on our Entry Requirements here:

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

National includes UK & EU Settled Status Students.


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