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University of Portsmouth: Film and Television

Institution University of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught


Overview If you've got the ambition to explore how storytelling is changing across TV, film and new media – and develop the skills required to bring the next generation of stories to life – then this MSc Film and Television degree course will help you get there.

With access to our excellent facilities and equipment, you'll learn to use the latest kit and develop the specialist techniques that'll make you attractive to any employer in whatever area of TV and film you want to pursue.

You'll analyse the technical, academic and professional skills needed for a career in the industry, and be supported throughout by expert lecturers with a wealth of experience across the sector.

When you graduate with a Master's in Film and Television, you'll have defined, developed and produced your own personal project to industry standards, and you'll be ready for your chosen career in the industry, whether as a production manager, researcher, assistant to producer or director, or technical operator.

Eligibility This course accepts UK, EU, and international students.

Course highlights - Develop your existing skills by accessing our excellent facilities and the latest equipment used by professional filmmakers, including our video editing suite, sound recording studio, our multi-camera TV studio and location equipment such as Arriflex cameras and multi-track location audio recorders with timecode

  • Research, design and develop a personal project of your choosing, from specialities including documentary, fiction film, scriptwriting, interactive multimedia websites, digital archiving and music videos

  • Create a film, TV, new media, or cross-platform programme to a professional standard

  • Learn how to adapt to the complex and changing demands of the industry

  • Gain experience and improve your employability by sourcing your own micro-placements within the industry

  • Showcase your Adobe expertise to industry peers by gaining Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) qualifications


University of Portsmouth


‘I already feel so much more confident applying for jobs.’

Anna, Master’s student at the University of Portsmouth

 Why Portsmouth?
A stronger sense of direction. Opportunities to specialise and further your prospects. A big step towards achieving your ambitions. Portsmouth is a university where you can connect with great people and businesses, and unlock career possibilities.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

  •    5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2022
  • 86% satisfaction with course …
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