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MA Film and Television Production

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Television Programme Production Film / Video Production

Course type


Course Summary

This course provides the opportunity for you to develop as a thinking practitioner of film-making or television programme-making, someone who is able to innovate while questioning and interrogating existing values and traditions. The emphasis is firmly on practical film-making and television production work, underpinned with contextual theory throughout, engaging with contemporary issues and emerging trends in film and television production, as well as established film/television theories and practices.

What skills will you gain?

The skills you gain fall into three areas. First, there are the creative and technical skills that are essential for film-making: script writing, camera, lighting, sound, editing. Second, there are skills related to directing a film and managing a production. Third, there are academic skills which relate mainly to research, communication and presentation.

Career path

The course will be useful for anyone seeking to advance their career in media production, arts/media management, or other leadership roles in related creative industries. In media production, this may involve developing your career in specialist areas such as directing, producing, editing or cinematography.

Students will also achieve PgCert, PgDip and University Statement of Credit University Statement of Credit awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



7DM002 Research Methodsin Film & Television (20 Credits) - Core
7DM005 Mastering Skillsin Film and Television Core (20 Credits) - Core
7FI019 Writing for Film and Television Core (20 Credits) - Core
7DM004 Masters Project in Film and Television Production (60 Credits) - Core
7DM003 Research Project in Film & Television Production (40 Credits) - Core

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

Applicants will have an honours degree (1st, 2:1) or equivalent in a relevant subject (film, television, or related art or media subjects)

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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