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Film Making

Kingston University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16600 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

The Film Making course at Kingston University will enable you to develop film production skills with digital equipment and the opportuinty to use analogue equipment, as well as knowledge of the theories of contemporary cinema. The focus is placed firmly on developing clear and simple storytelling techniques that go beyond arbitrary formal categorisations of drama, documentary or genre.

Overview

The Film Making course at Kingston University takes its inspiration from forms of cultural production that have challenged conformity, including the work of artists, musicians, painters and performers, and the movements of Italian neo-realism and the cinemas of Africa, Latin America, South East Asia and the Middle East.

Key features

  • This course encourages you to synthesise your personal experience, critical knowledge and craft skills to express yourself through moving pictures.
  • You will be taught film making theory and practice together through practical workshops.
  • Staff on this course are practising filmmakers.
  • The course is informed by practice and research in black cinema, neo-realist cinema, storytelling, participative documentary and underground cinema.

Where this course will take you

The film making MA will equip you for lifelong film making and lifelong learning. It prepares you with techniques to sustain a film making practice beyond the university for:

  • employment within the film industry or as an independent film maker
  • further study.

The core skills will enable you to produce films in an independent, pragmatic and accountable manner. This will enhance your employability and begin the process of making you a genuinely independent film maker in command of your own material.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Film Making 
  • Film Writing
  • Sound and Vision

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

We usually expect applicants to have:

  • a passion for film making;
  • a distinct and individual voice;
  • a second class degree or above in a humanities subject (film, media studies, languages, history, English etc) or in any other subject relating to the art and craft of film making.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Home and European Union:
  • MA part time  £5,500
Overseas (not EU):
  • MA part time £9,130

Funding

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Film Making
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