Creative Media Practice
This Masters programme is aimed at graduates from various disciplines and industry professionals wishing to broaden their skills across film, digital, media, photography, writing and performance. Delivered by expert practitioners, MA Creative Media Practice equips you for a creative media career, offering network contacts, an impressive portfolio and essential practical skills.
Entry to the MA is open to Honours graduates (minimum 2:2).
with relevant equivalent qualifications and/or professional experience
will also be considered. Overseas students must also meet UWS English
This unique programme will help you explore and consolidate your
creative identity, working with others from diverse creative backgrounds
to nurture your creative potential and create new opportunities to help
sustain your career.
Informed by research excellence and expert
professional practice, the programme will bring out your creative
potential, while providing the critical focus essential to respond
flexibly to new opportunities and sustain your career.
- Creative Skills 1 – introducing new creative skill areas in short creative projects
- Critical Media Contexts – an essential overview of contemporary critical debate
- Creative Media Practice – intensive CPD workshops with reflective analysis
- Creative Skills 2 – a placement in the screen and broadcast industries and/or work on a professional project
- Collaborative Project – a previous venture won the 2013 BAFTA New Talent Award
- Research: Critical Development – introduction to research methods associated with creative practice and preparation of a creative research proposal
A substantial practice-led research project, e.g. production of a feature screenplay, a documentary or digital media project. Previous successful Masters creative projects include an e-publishing project for fairy stories which was subsequently funded by Creative Scotland.
Graduates have found roles such as independent producer; scriptwriter; TV development producer; documentary maker; and digital media producer/ developer. For graduates of design for the moving image, careers include artist filmmaker and motion graphics designer.
92% of students in work/further study six months after graduating (2015 DLHE)
The Pg Diploma and Masters programmes offer work-related learning through the module Creative Skills 2, either as a placement in the screen and broadcast industries and/or work on a professional project.