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Course summary

The MA Film with Practice is a taught programme suitable for graduates in film, practitioners who want to advance their practice in an intellectually stimulating environment and non-film graduates with a passion for film practice demonstrated though amateur filmmaking. The programme is taught by award-winning filmmakers, internationally recognised film scholars and includes masterclasses from film industry professionals.


Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

Assessment method

Assessment at MA level is 100% course work: that means you will be assessed through essays, treatments, project proposals, seminar participation and a dissertation by film practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be expected to have achieved at least a strong 2:1 in their undergraduate degree. Your application must include a link to an example of your film practice (password-protected if necessary) and a treatment (max 1000 words) for a 10-20 minute short fiction film that you would like to make. The fiction treatment is a piece of highly visual prose writing that contains the action of your story from beginning to end. It is not a script and will not contain dialogue or shot descriptions. It must be written in the present tense. A well-written treatment evokes the style, tone and genre of the film, and suggests a sense of place, characters and key motifs. If your story contains a central character, he or she should come alive in the treatment and the reader should begin to ‘see' the film. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Film with Practice at University of Kent - UCAS