technical facilities and purpose-built spaces in the state-of-the-art Minghella Studios.
Alongside your guided independent research and two taught modules, you will have the chance to further hone your skills through research training offered by our Graduate School.
You will also have a dedicated supervisor to oversee your dissertation or practical project in film, theatre or television.
Your taught modules will include a mix of seminars, tutorials, workshops with industry representatives, external visits and technical training.
Flexible study options for MA by Research Film, Theatre & Television students
You can study this programme full-time over one year, or part-time over two years.
You will also choose between two pathways:
MA by Research in Film and Television
MA by Research in Theatre
IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each section for applicants for whom English is not their first language.
Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Your undergraduate degree should be in a subject related to film, theatre or television. For exceptional candidates without such a degree, you’ll need convincing evidence of relevant professional experience, and examples of substantial written work.
Your application must include a 500-word summary of the research topic you would like to investigate in your dissertation or practical project.
What will you study?
Dissertation or Practical Project
Film Aesthetics (Film & TV pathway students)
Film Production (Film & TV pathway students)
Contemporary Theatre and Performance Practices (Theatre pathway students)
Transnational Theatre Landscapes: Institutions and Infrastructure (Theatre pathway students)
Other option modules are also available subject to consultation with the programme convenor.
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
How much will it cost?
New UK/EU students: £8,100 per year
New international students: £17,100 per year
These course fees cover the cost of your tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.
Financial support for your studies
You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK and other EU countries may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available.
What career can you have?
This programme is ideal as a path to doctoral study.
It’s also suitable for those who want to specialise as: