Film and Television Production at University of Portsmouth - UCAS

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Course summary

This is a new course and we’re currently finalising the detailed information for this page. You can still see entry requirements and apply. Advance your career in the creative industries with our MA Film and Television Production Master’s course. Whether you’re an aspiring practitioner or theorist, this Master’s course will support your every step in your journey. Learn from respected researchers, practitioners, and industry experts to develop the essential creative practice and research skills that will enhance your film and television production knowledge. From critical analysis of industry practices to undertaking extra-curricular or graduate film projects, your studies will be supported by access to next-gen professional equipment and work opportunities in industry. Our flexible Film and Television Production Master’s lets you tailor your studies to your individual interests and objectives, culminating in a self-selected dissertation or project resulting in a named exit award. This will distinguish your expertise, creating many career routes in the film, television, and wider creative industries after you graduate. Exit awards Depending on the modules you choose, you can graduate from this degree course with the following awards:

  • MA Film and Television Production
  • MA Film and Television
  • MA Film and Television: Sound
  • MA Film and Television: Screenwriting
  • MA Film and Television: Documentary


Core modules

  • Context, Planning, Development (30 credits)
  • Film and Television Theory (30 credits)
Optional modules
  • Dissertation (60 credits)
  • Film and Television Project (60 credits)
  • Industry Study (30 credits)
  • Investigative Journalism (15 credits)
  • Research Methods (30 credits)
  • Research Methods for Film and Tv Practitioners (30 credits)
  • Short Screenwriting Project (30 credits)
  • Sound for Film and Television (30 credits)
- Writing and Producing News for a Digital Audience (15 credits)

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Cambridge English AdvancedCambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken after January 2015). An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015). An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
TOEFL (iBT)91 with a minimum of 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 20 in Writing.
PTE AcademicAn overall score of 61 with a minimum of 54 in each skill.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8900 Year 1
England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1
Channel Islands £8900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900 Year 1
International £17900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students who are resident in EU countries: please note that the net fee is inclusive of the Transition Scholarship Fees are accurate at the time of publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice. Fees may also go up in later years, in line with inflation.
Film and Television Production at University of Portsmouth - UCAS