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MA Film and Creative Enterprise

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Combine your interest in entrepreneurship, management and law with your flair for film. Develop your knowledge of filmmaking, film styles and meaning, and industry practices.

MA by Research Film, Theatre & Television

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In this research-intensive course, you'll undertake a dissertation or practical project in your specialist subject (film, theatre or television) with one-to-one supervision. Or, you may choose a project that addresses more than one of our three disciplines. You'll also select two taught modules. 

Meet our students

Watch our students discuss what they enjoyed about studying in our Department. Learn more about their exciting final-year projects and their study trip to the Rotterdam Film Festival.

Your future career

MA Film and Creative Enterprise is designed to provide you with the tools to undertake entrepreneurial projects in the creative industries. The course is ideal if you want to forge a career as a filmmaker, producer, director, programmer or arts and culture manager, or work in applied film research.

The MA by Research Film, Theatre and Television course will develop your independent research and writing skills, which is ideal preparation for PhD study and self-directed research.

Career guidance for master's students

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Fees, funding and scholarships

There is a variety of funding support available to our master’s students.

UK students can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. You may also be eligible for other grants and bursaries.

Both UK and international students can apply for a range of scholarships. Our scholarships are awarded based on previous academic achievement.

Postgraduate fees and funding
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Read Anwar's story

Anwar Johari, MA Creative Enterprise: Film Pathway graduate
The MA Film and Creative Enterprise course has prepared me to face the realities of pursuing filmmaking as my sole career. It has taught me the fundamentals of starting a business, both from a legal and financial standpoint.

Anwar Johari, MA Film and Creative Enterprise

Our industry connections

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Make the most of our excellent industry connections from the start of your studies. Attend talks by high-profile practitioners and get the chance to work in industry with our placement module.