Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This course is a modern and innovative postgraduate course that draws on a dense network of organisations and individuals working in documentary today. The course provides students with the space to creatively, practically and critically engage with the documentary from a variety of traditions, and is structured to provide them with training and professional expertise in dominant/mainstream documentary production techniques, procedures and alternative traditions.

Course Modules

Modules include: documentary (from script to screen); theory and history of documentary practices; the art and grammar of editing; alternative practices; short documentary film; final documentary film.

Course Additional Entry

A UK 1st or 2nd class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in film, television, media or communications is required. Other subjects and qualifications will be considered if they can demonstrate sufficient academic experience in areas relevant to the subject and are assessed on an individual basis. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,300  Academic year. First year home fees