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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Farnham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview:

Collaborating on a slate of short films and engaging in specialist activities as a Head of Department in film production, MA Filmmaking will help you enhance your creative and technical skills as an independent filmmaker.

In a learning environment nurturing technical excellence in the creation of cinematic images and sound, you’ll develop high-level skills, personal creativity and the ability to work together in a team as you create exciting cinematic visions.

The course allows you to experience the rigours of filmmaking by reflecting the realities of current film practice, within the supportive structure of our extensive Film School.

It will enhance your understanding of the professional demands of the film industry and fully equip you for a freelance career, if this is a career route you wish to take. As well as engaging in critical debate around current theoretical approaches to filmmaking practice, you’ll develop your own practical projects alongside like-minded peers.

At UCA, you'll also benefit from access to a fantastic selection of cutting-edge facilities, including digital and 16mm cameras, advanced sound recording equipment, a purpose-built film studio and high-quality post-production suites.

Our graduates have gone on to work on Oscar-winning movies and many other box office hits, which you can see in the careers section below.

As well as film, they have also worked on major TV programmes and with leading media companies, while a few alumni have also started their own companies with great success.

Facilities:

Filmmaking facilities include purpose-built film studios with dedicated technical support from industry specialists. Sound editing and mixing suites which include software such as Avid Media Composer, Symphony Nitris and Pro Tools. Digital media suites with Macs and PCs with latest programs for film editing, and an on-campus media store with good supply of digital HD cameras as well as 16mm and super 16mm cameras and high-end sound recording equipment to hire.

Careers:

This course prepares you for a career within the field of fiction film production and also equips you with a range of versatile skills that open up a broad variety of career paths.

Our graduates have gone on to work as as directors, producers, editors, cinematographers, sound designers, screenwriting, production design and on VFX. Additionally students undertaking this course might include work in archives, curating or distribution.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,020per 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 for the Creative Arts

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    University for the Creative Arts, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    128 67%

    44th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    45th

    25

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