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MA Post Production Editing
MA Post Production Editing

MA Post Production Editing

  • ID:BU440173
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent

English Requirements

  • If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course Information

Mirror industry practice and learn real-world skills whilst working in your own base room with dedicated edit suites, extensive network support and access to cutting-edge technology 

Learn from a range of guest speakers and academic staff who have a wealth of experience working on a wide range of major broadcasters and independent films across a range of genres 

Benefit from our alumni mentoring scheme where you can receive advice and guidance from an ex-student who is currently working in the industry 

Graduate with a production portfolio, develop your ideas beyond industry expectations, and produce evidence of your editorial approach, which will be your calling card to industry 

Our Learning Partnership with AVID ensures graduates carry even greater relevance and credibility when it comes to finding employment, including the option of gaining AVID Certified User status. 

Take advantage of opportunities with RedBalloon, an award-winning professional production unit based in the Faculty of Media and Communication.

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Core units

  • Approaches to Editing: Gain professional, industry-standard skills in planning and completing edits under different conditions and time restraints. By working on individual projects and collaborating with students on the MA Directing Film & Television course, you'll develop creative skills. You'll also complete the AVID Media Composer 101 Editing Essentials qualification.

  • Storytelling: This unit aims to examine concepts of storytelling across audio visual formats, cultures and production industries. You’ll engage with practice research methodologies to critically engage with a diverse range of narrative forms and approaches. 

  • Developing Editing Principles & Practice: Develop industry-level thinking and practice as an editor through collaborative projects and a programme of negotiated independent practice-based research and experimentation. This unit is where you'll find your voice as an editor and explore, challenge and extend the language of montage and the professional practice of creative collaboration. There will be group discussions, critiques, workshops and screenings.

  • Professional Practice: An introduction to key concepts, skills and knowledge you'll need for employment in the media industries.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course will prepare you for the technical, challenging and creative world of video editing in an evolving digital marketplace. It has been awarded accreditation by the International Moving Image Society (IMIS) in recognition of its professionalism and industry relevance in moving image education and training.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624 ($) GBP per year

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