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MA Creative Media Practices

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Aberystwyth's MA in Practical Creative Media will provide you with an excellent opportunity to explore a wide range of approaches in creative media, including performance, theater, film and new media. In this way you will explore how ways of working in the media create culture, and how culture creates ways of working in the media. This course challenges you to reflect on the sources of your inspiration, while also practicing and improving your craft skills.

This course is eligible for applications to the Access to Master (MiF / ATM) scheme and offered in partnership companies in the creative industries in Wales. In the past, students have collaborated on projects with production companies Boom and Telesgop, Arad Goch, Frân Wen and History in Character theaters, and cultural companies such as Galeri Caernarfon and Cadwgan Trust. They include home / EU tuition fees, a grant of £5,695 * for living costs and a contribution towards travel expenses. Applicants may make more than one application.

Overview

In short, here are the reasons why this MA is a worthwhile opportunity:

1. You will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of creative ways of working across disciplines, from performance to documentary films.
2. You will be encouraged to explore the places where these disciplines overlap, find new media forms and enhance the media scene in Wales by making a new contribution.
3. You will be challenged to make connections with the media world in Wales to find alternative creative spaces, and to make yourself more employable.
4. You can benefit from the strong links between the department and media production in a variety of areas in Wales and beyond.
5. You can place production and creativity in a rich conceptual context in the real world, developing their employability and creative abilities in a changing media landscape.

6. You will be taught by over 10 academic experts in the field of Creative Media, as well as the opportunity to work closely with a professional company in the sector.

After graduating with an MA in Practical Creative Media, you will have demonstrated the production ability, academic discipline and cultural awareness necessary to apply what you have learned to the context of media production in the real world . Be prepared to study and work in the media industries further.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

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