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Bournemouth University: Film and Television

Institution Bournemouth University View institution profile
Department Department of Media Production
Telephone 01202 961916
Study type Taught


As screen-based media play a more central role in our lives, this course nurtures an advanced understanding of them, combining the critical skills needed to change the media industries with innovative, hands-on engagement with their inner workings.

Why study MA Film and Television at BU?

  • Deploy your creative skills to address inequalities and injustices, in both the media industries and the wider world

  • Work alongside internationally recognised experts in documentary, horror, science fiction, crime and espionage filmmaking

  • Interrogate the cultural significance of screen-based media using hands-on, practice-based research techniques

  • Investigate how film and television are constructed, how their industries operate, how they have developed over time, and how they continue to evolve and converge

  • Develop advanced research skills, to build a CV for a career in the media industries or academia

  • Work with producing, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, sound and editing students to develop your intellectual and creative skills, and to foster a network of collaborators.

Work within our Master's Framework

This course equips you with the critical, creative, and intellectual skills to change the media industries for the better, through a deep, hands-on understanding of their histories, cultures, and practices.

You'll have the opportunity to complete your Master's project in collaboration with students from across the suite of Media Production postgraduate degrees. Gaining experience as a larger team allows you to develop skills that will prepare you for industry practice.


Bournemouth University


At Bournemouth University (BU), our courses are crafted alongside leading industry experts, passionate about their subjects and your learning. Our approach of integrating our globally recognised research and industry practice means our degrees are designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to pursue your passion. A number of our courses are accredited by professional bodies and our Business School achieved AACSB International accreditation - recognising our commitment to excellence.

Our motto is ‘To learn is to be changed.’ We are renowned for our research and teaching excellence in a range of subjects, including, forensic archaeology, …

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