|Location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Please upload two short (250 word) documentary proposals, where you need to show an understanding of the documentary genre, and creative ideas for achievable projects.
You will be asked submit/upload two short (250 word) documentary proposals, where you need to show an understanding of the documentary genre, and creative ideas for achievable projects.
This MA will prepare you to research and produce long-form journalism for online, radio and television. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multiplatforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.
The course takes a multiplatform approach to documentary making, developing in-depth research methods and story-telling, along with practical skills in writing broadcasting, online and visual journalism.
As part of the course you’ll form a production company and be guided through the commercial process of documentary making.
Core modules include:
Strategic Management Accounting
International Financial Statement Analysis
International Financial Management
Corporate Finance and Valuations
Developing the Effective and Responsible Practitioner
Specilaist modules include:
Investment and Portfolio Management
Employability is a key focus of this course which aims to provide graduates with the skills and ability to work as part of a documentary team or to form their own production company. The changing nature of journalism means journalists are increasingly self-employed, moving from one project to another, and the skills and knowledge you will gain from this course will prepare you for the practice of documentary making across a range of media.
As employability is a key focus of the course, 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.