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Key information

Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Film / Video / Television Production

Course type


Course Summary

This Master’s degree has a unique focus on becoming a producer, specialising in the growing market for creative experimental technology innovation. In today's rapidly evolving creative and cultural industries, there is a growing need for talented producers who can apply their ideas and skills across existing and emerging platforms and technologies to produce new kinds of experience design. This degree will develop your creative leadership potential. You will become equipped to work at the crossover between creative practice and emerging technologies, managing multiple platforms and interdisciplinary teams. As part of a dynamic partnership with Bristol's Watershed, the course is hosted by the Pervasive Media Studio and UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre. You will realise your potential as a creative producer in this unique research and development space where artists, engineers, academics and designers work together to develop innovation.

The course provides an immersion into the world of creative innovation. It is the UK's only Masters course focusing on the use of digital technologies at the interface of physical design and traditional art forms. You will develop vital practical skills such as bidding, pitching, project management, and social media management. There is also significant emphasis on the key personal development aspects of becoming a producer: collaboration, talent development, ideas development, imagination, resilience, judgement and risk management.

On graduation, you will be equipped to initiate, facilitate and manage innovative cultural products across multiple platforms. It is the ideal preparation for roles within digital agencies, innovation centres, live performance venues, media, independent arts, large-scale corporations, micro-businesses and technology. You will also be supported in understanding your value as a freelancer and will be well placed to investigate your own start up options.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This is Semester 1 Module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree in a related subject area is required, but Students with substantial relevant professional experience will also be considered. Shortlisted Students will be invited to an interview (telephone interviews will be conducted for international Students). Students will be expected to have some demonstrable experience of work in the cultural industries and/or with creative technologies. This experience could be in any role and may be as an intern, as a volunteer or in a professional capacity. Students will be encouraged to bring documentation of any projects they have been involved with to discuss at interview.

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more

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