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Key information

Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Publishing: Editorial Work

Course type


Course Summary

We've long been a centre of excellence for editing, and we've now teamed up with professional craft editing online course: Inside the Edit. This e-learning course is packed with workshops, one-to-one tuition, masterclasses and more.

The fine details

To deliver this course, Ravensbourne has teamed up with the world’s only professional craft editing online course, Inside the Edit. Using cutting edge technologies, students can take this long-distance learning course anywhere in the world.

All rushes are professionally shot and packaged for the purpose of developing editing skills. Inside the Edit tutorials form the spine of the course and help students develop skills from foundation to intermediate to professional.

The course also features workshops, one-to-one tuition, online chat rooms, peer-to-peer feedback, client relationships, and master class webinars. For the Final Major Project students will edit their own live commissions, and receive help and support from their own industry mentor.

Top reasons to apply

  • You can undertake this e-learning course anywhere in the world and at times that suit you
  • This Masters is built around an industry recognised resource Inside the Edit, the world’s only craft editing course
  • Ravensbourne University London has been delivering vocational courses in Editing and Post Production longer than any other university in the UK, and is recognised as a feeder institution for the industry
  • Our course team are all practitioners with up-to-date knowledge of industry developments
  • During your portfolio unit, you will have an industry editor/mentor to help you develop your chosen genre


  • Assistant editor
  • Craft editor
  • Edit producer
  • Shoot-and-edit


Portfolio is driven by you, and provides an opportunity to deliver a professional body of editing work. This is the culmination of your craft editing journey and your calling card for industry. This unit has an open framework where your various projects will contribute to a final grade. Projects could include freelance commissions, your own shoot-and-edit projects, or packages chosen by you from Ravensbourne's extensive rushes library. The combination of projects is negotiated with the course team.

Tuition fees

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree 2:1 or 2:2 (or equivalent non-UK qualification) in a relevant subject, or an equivalent professional qualification in a related subject area. If you are applying directly from an undergraduate degree course without experience or professional practice you must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of your chosen subject area.

University information

Established in 1962, Ravensbourne University is an innovative, industry-oriented institution located in the heart of London's newest creative community Greenwich Peninsula. The university is known for delivering a fantastic range of specialist courses in the fields of digital media and design, and is a creative and future-focused hub of talent and enterprise. Ravensbourne is dedicated to providing its students with a repertoire of specialist...more