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Our master's courses

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Improve your entrepreneurial skills in the context of the film or theatre industries, or undertake intensive research. 

Why study with us?

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Learn from expert academics, access our network of industry connections and tailor your studies to suit you.

Life in the Department

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Take a virtual tour, discover the life of a typical master's student and find out how we can support you in our vibrant, friendly Department. 

How you'll study

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You'll learn through lectures, seminars and one-to-one supervision, and have the opportunity to undertake placements and trips abroad.

Our facilities

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Our versatile theatre spaces, cinema auditorium, film and TV studio, and post-production suites all support teaching and research.

Our activities

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We host visiting theatre companies, practical workshops led by industry professionals, and student-led festivals and screenings.


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Read Roger's story

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It's not only my supervisor who has inspired me, but also my lecturers, classmates and friends. Thanks to all the people I've met – because of you I can move a step forward in a short period of time.

Roger Hu, MA Creative Enterprise: Film Pathway