Research Masters

We're excited to offer a range of MA and MSc by Research postgraduate degrees. These will enable you to pursue a particular interest, whether in Screenwriting, Filmmaking, Interactive Media or Theatre, alongside rigorous academic work. The degrees have no taught elements; instead the focus will be on independent learning and supervision, culminating in a final project. 

Screenwriting

MA by Research in Screenwriting
Develop your own film or TV script

Filmmaking

MA by Research in Filmmaking

Create your own short film or television pilot (20-30 minutes) from development through to postproduction.  

Interactive Media

MA by Research in Interactive Media
Write a thesis on an element of interactive media or digital culture that interests you

MSc by Research in Interactive Media
Write a thesis on the design, implementation and evaluation of your own interactive media system

Theatre 

MA by Research in Theatre

Write your thesis on an area of Theatre that interests you

Find out more

If you have any questions about the MA/MSc by research courses, please contact:

Dr Kristyn Gorton
kristyn.gorton@york.ac.uk
01904 325222

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact:

TFTV Postgraduate Admissions:
tftv-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
01904 325280

Graduate research at York

We're ranked 1st in England and Wales for Film Production and Photography in the Guardian's 2017 University guide.

We're a research-intensive university with a community of over 2,000 research students. We support our research students with skills training and a graduate research school