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University of Bedfordshire
United Kingdom, Luton
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This course is ideal for students seeking a job in cinema-related
fields or in areas such as programming, marketing or administration.
It provides an understanding of film in relation to the global
cultural industries, and is also a valuable academic qualification for
people teaching film studies at all levels.
During the course you will:
- Experience the first MA course to focus on the relationship
between cinema as art and industry in a global context
- Experience a course developed by leading international cinema
expert, Professor Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, editor of the Oxford History
of World Cinema
- Have access to our multi-million pound Media Arts Centre, which
includes ten digital video suites
- Work with experts in film analysis, and benefit from regular
seminars, screenings and guest speakers
Areas of study you may cover on this course include:
- Cultural theories
- European cinema
- Film analysis
- Representation and reality
- Post-colonial and 'third' cinema
- World cinema and global media
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Students will be encouraged to identify their strengths, interests and
development needs in relation to the practices and conventions of both
the media industry and of scholarship and research.
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
The qualification will be of value to anyone seeking employment in
the media. The media industry is a rapidly changing field and an
understanding of the ways in which the media can be allied is an
important transferable skill. The project work on the course provides
opportunity to make contacts and develop specialist knowedge of
specific areas of the media. Typical areas that Media graduates find
work in include broadcasting, journalism, arts administration,
photography, theatre, research, marketing sales and advertising,
Students who graduate from this MA Course will be qualified to apply
for MPhil and PhD research degrees.