The creative industries and technologies have been an economic success story. Our postgraduate courses provide the skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this burgeoning sector.
We offer taught Masters in theatre, film and television production, digital media, and management in the creative and cultural industries. As part of the School of Arts and Creative Technologies, you will learn from experienced and award-winning teachers and creative practitioners; build a portfolio using modern, dedicated facilities and equipment; enhance your professional skills and employability; and benefit from being part of a wider creative community with extensive industry links. You’ll also benefit from a rich programme including taught modules, masterclasses from visiting practitioners, as well as speakers from the creative industries.
Study the practical problems and creative challenges in making theatre, from page to stage. Our two MA programmes provide opportunities to develop your craft in a supportive and challenging creative environment.
Film and television production
Do you want to be a professional director, producer, cinematographer, editor, sound designer or VFX artist? Study the practical problems and creative challenges in film and television production, from page to soundstage.
- Film and Television Production with Cinematography (MA)
- Film and Television Production with Directing (MA)
- Film and Television Production with Editing (MA)
- Film and Television Production with Producing (MA)
- Film and Television Production with Sound (MA)
- Film and Television Production with Sound (MSc)
Learn to understand, analyse and research how the increasing power of digital media and culture shapes and influences our world today.
Management in the creative industries
Develop your expertise for a management career in the creative industries.
Technology in the creative industries
Learn how to apply pioneering technology to the creative industries.
Explore our Masters by research degrees or find another course.
Our award-winning facilities
a £30m media complex, funded in part, by the European Regional Development Fund
Based in a UNESCO City of Media Arts
a region famous for its lively arts scene and world-class creative outputs on stage and screen
Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.
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