Postgraduate Study

A Masters at Screen and Film School is the next step if you want to further develop yourself academically, creatively and professionally after your degree.

Postgraduate study will enable you to advance your career, develop and enhance your skillset, and align yourself with top industry professionals. Develop yourself academically, creatively and professionally after your undergraduate degree with a Screen and Film School Masters course.

What is a Masters?

An MA (Master of Arts) is an advanced academic degree designed for post-compulsory education. It builds on either your existing bachelor’s degree or professional experience and can also improve your employability. An MA can also be referred to as:

  • A masters degree
  • A postgraduate degree
  • Or postgraduate study

Postgraduate study is ideal for those who want to study a particular subject in greater detail. For example, you’ll generally be given the chance to do more independent research and learning, developing and engaging in specific areas to gain a more specialised understanding of your subject area or profession.

Key facts

Support in securing a work placement.

1 year full-time or 2-year part-time study options available.

Two mentors: one from industry and one lecturer, both in your chosen specialism.

£500 kickstart budget to support your major project.

Build your own bespoke educational experience.

Collaborate on a range of creative and entrepreneurial projects.

Recommended Application Deadline

We recommended that you submit your application for our MA courses by Thursday 29th June.

Reasons to apply by this date:

  • First pick of industry mentors available
  • More time to organise finances and accommodation (if applicable)
  • Opportunity to apply for potential bursaries
  • Interview and portfolio required: more time to complete this
  • Summer to prepare for course starting in September

This one-of-a-kind MA Screen & Film Production puts you and your aspirations at the centre of your learning, whilst refining your chosen specialist pathway.

Our cutting-edge industry-led course allows you to design and realise your own educational experience. Whether you want to write, direct, edit or produce, our flexible and bespoke course will give you the opportunity to bring your skills to the fore and demonstrate your passion for your chosen craft.

Industry engagement is embedded into your MA course. There will also be further opportunities for additional work experience through our range of highly reputable industry partners.

The MA Learning & Teaching in Creative Industries is perfect if you’re looking to enter a teaching career for the first time. It’s also the ideal choice if you’re an experienced educator wanting to broaden your knowledge and skills within the field of creative arts education at Further Education and Higher Education levels.

This course is validated by BIMM University. Teaching and learning will take place at the Brighton Campus. You’ll engage in critical and collaborative development as a creative educator and improve your skills and agency as a teacher, as well as literacy in educational research. You will also have access to a mentor from Screen and Film School.

The MA programme will take a person-centred approach and include a balance of expert tuition, experiential workshops and self-guided study.

Your hours are made up of various parts, including industry mentor hours, teaching hours and resourced independent study hours where space and resources will be made available to support your studies. These amount to approximately 9 hours per week. Additional independent study can be undertaken at home/work or by booking a workstation at one of our campuses.

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Induction begins on the 12th September 2022, with teaching commencing from 26th September 2022. Your end date will be determined by your choice of learning. The part-time course ends 23rd May 2024, and full time ending on 8th September 2023.

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Your industry mentor will be assigned to you for the duration of the whole course, allowing you time to establish a productive relationship and form strong links with an industry practitioner specialist in your chosen area.

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On graduation you will be part of our Alumni Community, and continue to have access to all masterclasses, tech talks, industry events and job opportunities. Our digital platform SFS Connect, provides access and connection with all our current students and graduates, so you can seek out skills, opportunities and widen your network. In addition, we support graduates through access to kit and studio space, subject to availability, to continue working on their creative skills developments and projects.

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You have a choice of final project which can be a creative project of your choosing, or a 14,500 worded dissertation.

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There are no limits to your projects, but your tutor will need to sign off on your proposal.

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A loan is available to cover your tuition fees and towards living costs. The maximum awarded is £11,222. This is not means-tested, and as such is open to every individual should they wish to take advantage of the full loan, subject to their meeting the eligibility criteria. More information can be found here

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Subject to meeting the eligibility criteria you can secure a loan of up to £11,222 or less subject to your needs.

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Any questions?

For any questions regarding our courses or if you’d like more information on how to apply to Screen and Film School, please contact our Enquiries Team on 01273 840 346 or email [email protected].


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