MA Film is a new opportunity to study film at Postgraduate level in Cardiff. The course provides a strong general grounding in the needs of the contemporary British Film and Television industry with opportunities to develop and hone key skills via multiple pathways that lead directly different career opportunities. By combining these different disciplines, students gain the opportunity to collaborate with each other, with other USW students and with industry professionals to develop their skills to a higher level.
The MA Film (Editing) pathway is designed specifically for students who wish to combine a broader education in the film & TV industry and general film making skills with specific editing and grading skills, aimed at gaining an entry-level position in the screen industry.
Assessment will be via a series of practical assessments based around live briefs and production projects (70%), combined with written reflections and critical analysis of students’ work (30%).
The course features a unique, in-depth work experience module with a local major film and TV industry employer, as well as numerous opportunities for paid and unpaid work experience and shadowing with a broad range of screen industries companies.
Graduates from this course could enter a variety of careers upon graduating. These include jobs in film & TV, screen industries and creative industries more generally.