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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cardiff (Atrium) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If directing fiction film and scripted drama is your ambition, this Film Directing Masters degree is an ideal opportunity to develop and hone the skills you have gained as an undergraduate student.

Students on this film directing masters will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience with Bad Wolf (His Dark Materials), working on international drama productions in their Cardiff studio.

You will study in the heart of Cardiff, home to a thriving film and TV industry, including Pinewood Studio Wales and BBC Wales, where shows including Doctor Who and Sherlock are filmed.

Industry master classes, guest lectures and an in-depth work experience opportunity at a Wales-based creative company will allow you to build your portfolio and network with industry professionals.

Assessment

Assessment will be via a series of practical assessments based around live briefs and production projects (70%), combined with written reflections and critical analysis of students’ work (30%).

Careers

You will graduate as a highly informed and skilled practitioner, ready to work in the film industry and make a significant contribution to your chosen specialism. Graduates can also progress to a PhD or research degree.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 103 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    55th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    69th

    10

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