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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Moving Image / Photography / Media Production

Course type


Course Summary

In this course you will have the chance to engage with a wide range of audio-visual methods. These include: 2D Digital; CGI and stop motion animation film and moving image production; motion graphics; scripting and narrative; pre-production and post-production skills and techniques; sound design. However you choose to shape your study, you’ll graduate with a deeper understanding of your own practise and a broader appreciation of how to apply your skillset in a variety of professional settings. As a postgraduate student at NUA you’ll join a community of practitioners and researchers with diverse specialisms, giving you valuable opportunities to work collaboratively as well as individually. Through intensive study and comprehensive technical workshops, you’ll develop the practical and conceptual skills required to create original and innovative work to exacting professional standards. Graduates work in a broad range of careers including: Audio Visual Production; Film; Motion Graphics; CGI; 2D and 3D Animation; Scripting and Narrative; Pre and Post Production; Teaching/Lecturing; Research/PhD Study.

Different course options

Full time | Norwich University of the Arts | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The Masters Project is an opportunity for you to engage in a sustained period of self- directed study. You will complete a Masters Project Proposal Form at the start of the unit which should identify: current practice and research in the relevant field of study, an analysis of intended research methodology, an outline of ideas and/or creative intentions, the proposed format and method of communication for the work. Guidance will be provided on how to draft the Proposal Form and tutors will support you to formulate a programme of work that is appropriately challenging and reflects the expectations of this unit which is the culmination of your Masters study. Tutorials, seminars and critiques will provide opportunities to critically reflect on progress through discussion with tutors and your peers. Continuing to develop skills in proactivity and resourcefulness that were encouraged in the SelfNegotiated Unit, the Masters? Project helps you to extend your understanding and engagement with the creative industries associated with your practice. You will be expected to nurture links with businesses, institutions and individuals whose work relates to your own and to negotiate sponsorship and collaborations as appropriate to your project and discipline.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.

University information

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is one of the great British art schools: a specialist arts, design and media university that draws on more than 170 years of history but with a focus on the future. Postgraduate students come to NUA from diverse backgrounds and with a range of hopes for their future. But they share a passion for creativity. They share a pioneering spirit and determination to explore their creative practice. PG study at...more

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