Description

This course will prepare you to research and produce long-form documentary stories for online, radio and film. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multiplatforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.

Industry speakers from Vice, BBC3, Panorama, and the world of podcasts regularly teach on the programme, along with specialist documentary camera people, archive researchers and experts on the business of documentary production.

Study Details:

MA/PGDip 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

  • Documentary Journalism Skills and Digital Production (60 credit points)
  • Documentary Practice (20 credit points)
  • Visual Journalism (20 credit points)
  • Media Law (20 credit points)
  • Multiplatform Project (MA route only)

Student Destinations

The teaching team are all from industry and have backgrounds in award-winning documentary production and reportage. Employability is a key focus of the course, and you will meet commissioning editors and documentary producers within the field. You will work with live commissioning briefs wherever possible and will be encouraged to pitch ideas to documentary and other festivals during your course. The MA is designed to enhance you future career in documentary journalism across a range of platforms and outlets, terrestrial or online.

Fees

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Entry Requirements

  • You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience in documentary radio, film, reportage or multi media.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered.
  • Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

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