Master of Arts Program in the South West England in the United Kingdom

Top Masters of Arts (M.A) in the South West England in the United Kingdom 2018

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An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Masters of Arts (M.A) in the South West England in the United Kingdom

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MA in Corporate Communication

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Poole + 1 more

Corporate Communication is an all-encompassing term referring to businesses, government bodies and not-for-profit organizations (Non-Governmental Organisations), and is increasingly replacing the terms public relations and public affairs in the communication industry. [+]

Corporate Communication is an all-encompassing term referring to businesses, government bodies and not-for-profit organizations (Non-Governmental Organisations), and is increasingly replacing the terms public relations and public affairs in the communication industry.

The Faculty of Media and Communication has extensive experience in the research and teaching of corporate communication and public relations, having been one of the first UK universities to launch undergraduate studies in PR in the late 1980s. This course draws on the expertise of academics who are engaged in leading-edge research and consultancy work, and you will benefit from studying in a department with an excellent reputation within the industry, as well as strong links with both the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA). The course is also accredited by the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) and there is an opportunity to obtain the IDM Certificate in Digital Marketing alongside the degree course.... [-]


MA in Producing Film and Television

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Poole

This ground-breaking course is for those who want to turn their ideas and aspirations into success. Whether you plan to manage the next generation of film and television programmes, shape a career as a researcher, associate producer or production manager, or even run your own independent production company, the course will give you the practical training and theoretical grounding to help you to achieve your ambitions in the dynamic world of media production. [+]

This ground-breaking course is for those who want to turn their ideas and aspirations into success. Whether you plan to manage the next generation of film and television programmes, shape a career as a researcher, associate producer or production manager, or even run your own independent production company, the course will give you the practical training and theoretical grounding to help you to achieve your ambitions in the dynamic world of media production.

You may have an undergraduate qualification in a related subject or may be able to show your suitability for this programme of study through associated work-experience or evidence of and outputs from other related activities.

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MA in Directing Film and Television

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Poole

The Director is central to the creative process in media production and this course has been designed to build and develop your knowledge of the industry, enabling you to step up to the challenge of delivering winning productions. [+]

The Director is central to the creative process in media production and this course has been designed to build and develop your knowledge of the industry, enabling you to step up to the challenge of delivering winning productions. This hands-on course provides many opportunities for practical production across platforms and genres. It will enhance your storytelling skills and build your technical understanding of film, television and transmedia production, developing advanced skills as a director in line with current industry practice.

The Faculty of Media & Communication encourages dynamic collaborations between students across courses. Working with the producing, scriptwriting, cinematography, sound and editing students you will create a showcase of your skills as a visual, creative storyteller. Many of these collaborations have continued beyond the course as students set up their own production companies. This comprehensive course will equip you with the skills to understand and manage the entire production process, from effective planning and pre-visualisation to overseeing creative post-production work alongside our editing students.... [-]


MA in Advertising

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Poole

This dynamic course is for determined and driven people who are ambitious about their career within the advertising industry. [+]

This dynamic course is for determined and driven people who are ambitious about their career within the advertising industry. Whether you have recently graduated with a good degree in an advertising-related subject or you are a communications professional looking to further your career, this challenging degree provides the knowledge and tools necessary to become an advertising specialist.

The course features an advertising ‘boot camp’ where you will get the chance to be embedded in a live agency environment (either in Bournemouth or elsewhere in the UK) or work as part of an agency team in-house on campus. This brings together all your learning and experience into an intensive work experience that prepares you for your future career in the industry.... [-]


MA in 3D Computer Animation

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Poole

This Master’s in 3D computer animation is the perfect launch-pad for a career in a wide range of disciplines, including concept design, character and creature animation, modeling, lighting, rigging, texturing, compositing and simulation. [+]

This Master’s in 3D computer animation is the perfect launch-pad for a career in a wide range of disciplines, including concept design, character and creature animation, modeling, lighting, rigging, texturing, compositing and simulation. This course will help you acquire the skills needed to work in a number of areas where computer animation is applied, including films, animated features, computer games, television production, commercials, illustration, scientific visualization, flight simulation, virtual environments, architectural visualizations and interactive media.

We enjoy very strong links with industry, due largely to the ubiquity of NCCA graduates in the film, game and television industries. We host regular visiting practitioners lecture series where you'll be able to learn about the 2D and 3D industry from practicing artists and companies, as well as attend regular Masterclasses from professionals. Over the past five years we have attracted some of the best Visual Effects, Animation and Games studios from around the world to present to our students, find out more here.... [-]


MA in Media and Communication

Bournemouth University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Poole

This flexible course gives you the chance to study communication and media theory at an advanced level. It will provide you with a highly employable set of skills, together with the ability to engage with theoretical concepts and display critical understanding and analysis. [+]

This flexible course gives you the chance to study communication and media theory at an advanced level. It will provide you with a highly employable set of skills, together with the ability to engage with theoretical concepts and display critical understanding and analysis.

You can tailor this MA to suit your needs, with the option of a start date in September or January, and three exit points from the course, each leading to a different qualification: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s degree in Media & Communication.

Significantly, this MA also offers you the option of a 30-week professional placement within the communication or media sector, designed to enhance your employability after graduation. You will be offered a range of options, giving you the opportunity to focus on subjects that are of interest and relevance to you. This MA is underpinned by our practice-led research expertise, which allows you to develop your capability to engage with research and communicate your ideas in a variety of media, including text, video, and audio.... [-]


Master degree in Screenwriting

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol + 1 more

The NFTS screenwriting course has produced some of the outstanding writers of our generation. The course prepares writers for work in film and television. Taught by working writers, producers and commissioners, the course addresses the main aspects of the profession of writing. Recent students' work has been nominated for an Oscar, a Bafta, several Royal Television Society awards and countless other awards... [+]

Screenwriting

The NFTS screenwriting course has produced some of the outstanding writers of our generation. The course prepares writers for work in film and television. Taught by working writers, producers and commissioners, the course addresses the main aspects of the profession of writing. Recent students' work has been nominated for an Oscar, a Bafta, several Royal Television Society awards and countless other awards.

Graduating screenwriters will have had the opportunity to complete a range of work for their portfolio, demonstrating their talent and unique voice. Introductions are made to literary agents, broadcasters and film and television production companies. Unlike a Screenwriting MA based in an academic institution, this course is set in a working film and television studio. It covers all aspects of screenwriting, from the development of ideas through to production and post-production. Screenwriting students have their writing work-shopped by professional directors and actors. Working with student producers and directors, they have the chance to see their writing tested in production.... [-]


Master degree in Production Design

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol + 1 more

The production designer plays a vital role in creating real or imagined worlds on the screen. This MA course in Production Design develops individual creativity and teaches technical skills essential for a career in film and television... [+]

Production Design

The production designer plays a vital role in creating real or imagined worlds on the screen. This MA course in Production Design develops individual creativity and teaches technical skills essential for a career in film and television.

Uniquely in the UK, our MA Production Design students study alongside students of other filmmaking disciplines, engaging in a series of productions where working methods replicate professional practice.

The advent of digital technology has brought in new design tools and ways of working and this course promotes a lively interface between old and new methods. 3D and 2D computer techniques and Concept Art are taught alongside traditional skills such as set sketching, orthographic draughting, design geometry and model-making. The course offers the opportunity tospecializee in Concept Art, particularly in the second year. Design students apply their skills to live action and animation films, television programmes and commercials, in the studio and on location, using built sets and green screen. Relevant business and management skills are also taught, equipping students to manage a small art department, its budget, personnel and logistical schedules, studio procedures and set decorating. Studio visits and placements familiarise students with a working art department and inspire them with actual film sets.... [-]


Master degree in Producing and Directing Television Entertainment

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol + 1 more

This unique award-winning course, which is still the only one of its kind in the world at MA level, is continually proving itself to be a fast-track into the Industry. Students have sold not one but three Entertainment formats - to Warner Brothers Television and to ITV - in the last three years alone. Recently, two student graduation shows won prestigious awards at the New York Television Festival and... [+]

Producing and Directing Television Entertainment

This unique award-winning course, which is still the only one of its kind in the world at MA level, is continually proving itself to be a fast-track into the Industry. Students have sold not one but three Entertainment formats - to Warner Brothers Television and to ITV - in the last three years alone. Recently, two student graduation shows won prestigious awards at the New York Television Festival and the department won yet another RTS Award for best student Entertainment show.

Entertainment shows are at the center of the UK and global television schedules. Our students and graduates are already having an impact on the highest revenue generating part of television.... [-]


Master degree in Games Design and Development

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol + 1 more

A ground-breaking MA in Games Design and Development, combining existing NFTS expertise in character creation, storytelling, design, animation, sound, and more, with input from games industry experts in games design, games art, games production and games audio... [+]

Games Design and Development

A ground-breaking MA in Games Design and Development, combining existing NFTS expertise in character creation, storytelling, design, animation, sound, and more, with input from games industry experts in games design, games art, games production and games audio.

Taught by leading games practitioners and experts in the field, our MA in Games Design and Development is a world-leading postgraduate games programme with the reputation, accreditation and alumni credits to back this up. Learning and working alongside film, television and animation practitioners, the course provides a unique opportunity for future games, innovators, to hone their creative and technical skills, developing fluency in all the core videogames development disciplines such as games design, code, art, animation, production, audio, interface and more. The NFTS provides MA Games students with an unrivaled creative context, as well as the inestimable collaborative opportunities presented by the course’s setting at the heart of the NFTS media development and production studios.... [-]


Master degree in Film Studies Programming and Curation

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol

The National Film and Television School’s Film Studies Programming and Curation Masters delivered in partnership with the BFI is designed for students who wish to make a career in the wider film and media culture, whether in the fields of curation, exhibition, criticism, archives, preservation or restoration. The course provides a detailed understanding of the concepts, contexts and critical thought that... [+]

Film Studies Programming and Curation

The National Film and Television School’s Film Studies Programming and Curation Masters delivered in partnership with the BFI is designed for students who wish to make a career in the wider film and media culture, whether in the fields of curation, exhibition, criticism, archives, preservation or restoration. The course provides a detailed understanding of the concepts, contexts and critical thought that have shaped the production and reception of film as a basis for engagement with rapidly changing contemporary film and moving image culture. A rigorous academic framework is combined with real-world applications enabling each student to develop their own skills, knowledge, and understanding to provide a strong basis for a career in film and media.... [-]


Master degree in Directing Fiction

NFTS - National Film and Television School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London Bristol + 1 more

This course provides an environment in which directors can find their individual style and their own distinctive voice. Supported by the David Lean Foundation, this is the UK’s premier MA course in directing... [+]

Directing Fiction

This course provides an environment in which directors can find their individual style and their own distinctive voice. Supported by the David Lean Foundation, this is the UK’s premier MA course in directing.

This course commences in January each year. The MA course at the NFTS provides two years in which directing students will be adding depth and understanding to their abilities whilst regularly producing work. This is an environment where they will be both challenged and supported by staff and fellow students. The tutor to student ratio is high, thus allowing the teaching to be specific to the needs of the individual director. One great advantage of having different departments within the school is not only that students gain from the practical experience of working with the other specializations but that their thinking is informed by the various collaborative engagements that together convey an idea to the screen.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Bradford College
Campus Full time 18  September 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. [+]

MA International Business Management

Course Overview

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. Our specialist teaching team will help you to develop your desired subject specialisation through challenging in-depth study and research.

The Award will give a deeper understanding of business in an international context, including its limitations, relevance and other possible applications.

Courses start in January and September and will run subject to numbers.

Course Structure

The course comprises Core and Elective Modules and culminates in a dissertation in the third semester.... [-]


MA Peace Studies

University of Bradford, Faculty of Social and International Studies
Campus August 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

Peace Studies is a field of social science focused on the multilevel study of violence and conflict in a complex and increasingly interdependent world [+]

MA Peace Studies

Peace Studies is a field of social science focused on the multilevel study of violence and conflict in a complex and increasingly interdependent world.

Our focus leads us to a wide-ranging exploration and analysis of the converging crises of our times, from inter-state and civil wars; to state and non-state violence; to terrorism; to poverty, inequality and marginalisation; to the ethical implications of scientific and technological progress; to new forms of governance and international regimes for addressing arms proliferation, climate change and world poverty; to civic participation and democratic innovation; to social movements and global activism; and to exploring social differences around gender, class, race, ethnicity and their implications for building equitable human interactions.... [-]


MA International Politics and Security Studies

University of Bradford, Faculty of Social and International Studies
Campus August 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

This course reflects the particular values of Peace Studies at Bradford, with a curriculum that provides a thorough grounding in the theoretical and empirical foundations of the discipline whilst [+]

MA International Politics and Security Studies

This course reflects the particular values of Peace Studies at Bradford, with a curriculum that provides a thorough grounding in the theoretical and empirical foundations of the discipline whilst also offering students the opportunity to engage with the core questions of peace and security that animate the research work of lecturers here.

Our research is founded on an understanding that no single discipline on its own is sufficient to comprehend the dynamics of issues as complex as war, world hunger, sustainable development and social justice, or problems as challenging as negotiating our differences in culture and belief.

You will acquire subject-specific knowledge and understanding of:... [-]