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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

If you've got the ambition to explore how storytelling is changing across TV, film and new media – and develop the skills required to bring the next generation of stories to life – then this MSc Film and Television Master's will help you get there.

You'll unpack the technical, academic and professional skills needed for a career in the industry. You'll learn to use the latest kit and develop the techniques that'll make you attractive in whatever area of TV and film you want to pursue.

Once you graduate with MSc Film and Television, you'll be ready for careers across the industry, such as a production manager, researcher, assistant to producer or director, and technical operator.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Learn how to adapt to the complex and changing demands of the industry
  • Access the latest facilities used by professional filmmakers, including equipment and software for your major project (including DSLR cameras, multi-track location audio recorders, Avid Media Composer editing facilities, Foley and ADR Sound Studios and a multi-camera TV studio)
  • Research, design and develop a personal project of your choosing
  • Create a film, TV, new media, or cross-platform programme to a professional standard
  • Be able to choose your personal project from specialities including documentary, fiction film, scriptwriting, interactive multimedia websites, digital archiving and music videos

Careers and opportunities

The skills you'll develop on this course will prepare you for roles in the media industry including:

  • Researcher
  • Content provider (traditional or new media)
  • Production manager
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Camera operator
  • Editor
  • Media commentator

Depending on the scope of your personal project, you could have a career in sectors including:

  • Film
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • Web content and design
  • Social Media content and design

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 103 33

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    47th

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    27th

    20

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