Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Film Business MA Course Details within University of Exeter

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Tuition fees per year 2019/20 All students: £20,800 full-time
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International Film Business MA

Study Details

MA 1 year full-time

Our MA in International Film Business aims to train the next generation of innovative executives for the international film industry.

We will teach you about film finance and sales, distribution and marketing, creative management and development, digital strategy and festival curation and programming.

You will learn about the impact technology is having on the industry and gain insider access to a range of events including the Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market.

The London Film School is a world leading postgraduate filmmaking school and you will have the opportunity to access their extensive expertise, attend master-classes and industry events organised by the school as well as the opportunity to benefit from working with an industry mentor as part of the dissertation.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • EAFM205 The International Film Business: Approaches, Concepts and Strategies 30
  • EAFM200 Distribution and Markets 30
  • EAFM201 The Entertainment Value Chain 30
  • EAFM202 Models of Innovation 30
  • EAFM203 Dissertation EAFM203 or EAFM204 are taken 60
  • EAFM204 Dissertation project EAFM203 or EAFM204 are taken 60

Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a subject that includes some coverage of Film Studies, Business studies, Media and Communication.

Applications from industry professionals, or applicants with relevant work experience, seeking an academic qualification or the opportunity to enhance your skills or knowledge in this field will also be considered. Candidates may also be asked to submit a portfolio of original work or called for interview (which may be by Skype, telephone or video link).

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

One of the key benefits of the MA in International Film Business is the opportunity it gives you to create a network of contacts. You will be working alongside fellow students and established industry professionals with opportunities to meet big players in a variety of industry fields. The film industry more than any other is about contacts, as a graduate of our programme you will have built a good network of your own.

As part of the wider College of Humanities at Exeter you will have the chance to use our Career Zone which can help you gain the skills, experience and expertise employers are looking for.