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Course summary

This course welcomes creatives with a passion for storytelling and who seek to engage new forms of spectator within the context of remediated traditions of film and media practice. Designed to develop the skills required for the ever-changing, fast developing new media landscape, this exciting course fosters individuality, confidence and creativity.

  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more information.
  • You will experiment and develop new forms that take account of the analogue world and new digital tools that, when placed together, infer possibilities that are innovative, raise questions and have impact.
  • You have the opportunity to join our community of critical thinkers and makers, taught by staff who are themselves film makers, authors and artists, who continually challenge traditional and emergent practices in their own work (staff may be subject to change).


The course will develop your skills through an exploration of the following themes: Non-fiction as a critical media practice (documentary and exploratory cinemas, experimental sound and moving image in traditional and contemporary practice and storytelling across traditional cinematic and contemporary media platforms. Modules Critical Media Practice - 20 credits Research Methods - 20 credits Entrepreneurial Practice – 10 credits Collaborative Social Challenge Project - 10 credits Emerging Media Practice - 20 credits Final Project (Research and Planning) - 30 credits Collaborative Community Project - 10 credits New Media Narratives - 20 credits Final Project (Production and Sharing) - 30 credits Collaborative Enterprise Project - 10 credits

Assessment method

Assessment A variety of assessment types are included on the course so as to facilitate your development into a professional world which may demand work to be presented, formatted, proposed or submitted in different forms. You will encounter a variety of coursework forms on the programme which may ask you to produce among other elements: Artefact/Bodies of work Contextual documents Portfolios Proposals Presentations Research books The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

Applicants to this Master’s degree should normally possess a good honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject. If the degree is in an unrelated subject, applicants need to demonstrate appropriate industry knowledge and experience in their application documentation. Each applicant will be required to include a short statement regarding their interest in studying on the MA Film and Media Production course at Coventry University (300-500 words) and are invited to include a link to an online portfolio in order that the course team can get to know their practice. All applicants will be offered a videoconferencing conversation as part of the application where they will have the opportunity to meet with a member of the course team and ask questions about the programme of study. Candidates with professional/industrial experience, and/or other relevant training and experience may be admitted with lower qualifications. Non-traditional entry students are welcome: applicants without formal qualifications but professional/industrial experience may be admitted on the basis of interview and submission of supporting material. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

2023/24 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Film and Media Production at Coventry University - UCAS