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MA Film and Television

As screen-based media play a more central role in our lives, this course nurtures an advanced critical understanding, combining rigorous contextual and conceptual interrogation of film and tv with innovative, hands-on engagement with their inner workings.

This is an exciting new course that is currently being developed. This page will be updated with more information in January 2022. Please register your interest and we will email you when the course is open for applications. 

Why study MA Film and Television at BU?

  • Investigate how film and television are constructed, how their industries operate, how they have developed over time, and how they continue to evolve and converge. 
  • Develop advanced research skills, to build a CV for a career in the media industries or academia. 
  • Interrogate the cultural significance of screen-based media using hands-on, practice-based research techniques. 
  • Learn from leading academics and industry professionals. 
  • Work with producing, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, sound and editing students to develop your intellectual and creative skills, and to foster a network of collaborators. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

As screen-based media play a more central role in our lives, this course nurtures an advanced critical understanding, combining rigorous contextual and conceptual interrogation of film and tv with innovative, hands-on engagement with their inner workings.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Your application

On MA Film and Television, we are looking for applicants who: 

  • Combine intellectual curiosity with creative flair. 
  • Will deploy critical autonomy to forge an advanced understanding of screen-based media cultures. 
  • Are eager to add to our knowledge of how the world is mediated through film and television. 
  • Wish to develop and apply skills suitable for research roles in the media industries and/or future PhD study. 

Cost and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats and BU institutional data unless otherwise stated.