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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course will help you develop your existing practice and further your career goals. Whether your aim is to develop as a filmmaker, documentarian, podcaster, radio producer or to run a YouTube channel, we will guide you in achieving your ambitions.

Course overview

Draw on decades of expertise, with strong industry links and a inspiring location in York. On this course you will pursue your ambitions to produce projects which will impact audiences in an evolving media landscape.

Whether you have just finished your undergraduate degree or are returning to learning with your own style, this course will help you progress toward your next journey.

Your practice will be at the heart of the course and you will develop your professional profile throughout. We encourage you to take an independent and entrepreneurial approach, engaging with innovative digital storytelling strategies, new platforms for distribution of work and diverse methods of practice-based research. You can also explore exciting creative partnerships with students on Theatre, Music and Music Production MA courses.

Our experienced lecturers have worked across many different fields of media practice and research. The department is equipped with production facilities, state of the art equipment and software suitable for producing film, television, radio, podcasts and other forms of immersive storytelling.

Career outcomes

Where could Media Production take you?

Our graduates are working in everything from wildlife documentaries to drama and children’s television. Our alumni include a BAFTA award winning film-maker, freelance camera operators, scriptwriters, documentary makers and graduates who’ve set up their own independent production companies. Video skills are in big demand from employers seeking to maximise their communications, and especially the events, marketing and PR industries.

This will give you an advantage in careers such as:

  • Film director or producer
  • Lighting or sound technician
  • Programme researcher
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Television camera operator
  • Television floor manager

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    112 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46.0 46%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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