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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Talbot Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Skilful editing is at the core of successful film and television production. This course provides practical and theoretical opportunities for you to develop your narrative, technical and collaborative skills as an editor.

You will receive industry-standard training in state-of-the-art facilities allowing you to turn your ideas into reality.

Our Learning Partnership with AVID ensures graduates of this course carry even greater relevance and credibility when it comes to finding employment, including the option of gaining AVID Certified User status.
You'll be based in your own base room with dedicated edit suites, including extensive network support, you’ll have cutting-edge technology at your fingertips and build real-world skills through mirroring industry practice.
The course includes a programme of visiting speakers from across the post-production, film and broadcasting industries.
Benefit from our alumni mentoring scheme where you can receive advice and guidance from an ex-student who is currently working in the industry.
The course team have professional experience in film and broadcasting as editors, directors and producers. Between them, they have worked for a wide range of major UK and international broadcasters and in independent film across a wide range of genres.
Graduate with a production portfolio, developing your ideas beyond industry expectations, and produce evidence of your editorial approach, which will be your calling card for the industry.
Take advantage of opportunities with RedBalloon, an award-winning professional production unit based in the Faculty of Media and Communication.
Graduate from an International Moving Image Society (IMIS) accredited degree, awarded to practice-based courses that best prepare students for a career in the industry.


This course will prepare you for the technical, challenging and creative world of video editing in an evolving digital marketplace. It has been awarded accreditation by the International Moving Image Society (IMIS) in recognition of its professionalism and industry relevance in moving image education and training.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Bournemouth University

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  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

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