Film, Television and Photography Master's Degrees

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Make the most of industry connections, first-class facilities and professional lecturers to put your career in the spotlight.

Be part of the next generation of visual storytellers by studying a master’s degree with our world-renowned School of Film & Television, a member of CILECT— the global association of the world's best film and TV schools. Create photographs that inspire in our dedicated photographic centre that houses dark rooms, post-production suites and full professional studios.

Whether you want to write the next best screenplay, film cutting-edge documentaries, photograph the biggest brands or push the boundaries of prosthetics, our on-campus and online postgraduate courses will help you develop and refine your creative practice. On our master's degrees, you’ll take on practical projects that mirror industry and develop a varied portfolio of creative work that will help launch your career.

Our film, television and photography courses

Film Television Ma 2022
Film Television Ma 2022

Film & Television MA

Based in our world-class film school and supported by specialist, award-winning staff, you’ll hone...

Film & Television MA
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Film Television Ma Online 2022

Film & Television MA (Online)

Establish your unique voice and develop the skills and knowledge needed to establish an impactful an...

Film & Television MA (Online)
Prosthetic Effects student and lecturer
Prosthetic Effects

Prosthetic Effects MA

Launch your career in prosthetic effects with this unique course. Working hand-in-hand with world-cl...

Prosthetic Effects MA
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Photography Ma 2022

Photography MA/PGDip (online)

This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to succeed within an increas...

Photography MA/PGDip (online)
Writing For Script Screen Ma
Writing For Script Screen Ma

Writing for Script & Screen MA/PGDip (online)

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills ...

Writing for Script & Screen MA/PGDip (online)
Remote learning
Comedy Writing

Comedy Writing MA (Online)

Get the skills, tools and industry insights to push your projects to the top of the commissioning ed...

Comedy Writing MA (Online)

Why study a film, television or photography master's degree?

Our postgraduate students choose to study for lots of reasons

Our film, television and photography focused master's courses give you the opportunity to work on your professional skillset and hone your unique voice as a filmmaker, scriptwriter, photographer or artist. You'll be taught by tutors who are active in the industry, while our masterclasses and guest speaker series will introduce you to a network of experienced professionals from companies like Channel 4, Sky, Gorton Studio, and Photomonitor.

If you study on campus you'll have access to our multi-million-pound professional facilities, which includes a 129 seat cinema, four large production studios, post-production and editing suites, dark rooms, motion capture studios, and workshops with rapid prototyping and 3D printing.

Our range of online postgraduate degrees lets you study wherever you are in the world. Whether you want to specialise in Comedy Writing, Film or Photography, study online and have access to engaging webinars, unrivalled guest lecturers and flexible study options.

What our students and graduates do

A Q&A session at Edinburgh Film Festival
Edinburgh Film Festival

Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival

06 September 2022

Students on Falmouth’s online Film & Television MA course recently gathered at the Edinburgh Inter...

Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival
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Luzie

Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff

14 July 2022

After completing her BA Television and MA Film & Television degrees at Falmouth University, grad...

Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff
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Adult learning

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult

08 July 2022

MA Comedy Writing (Online) student Jade shares her experience of returning to academic study as an a...

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult
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Camille dino

Graduate joins leading prosthetic effects company

26 April 2022

MA Prosthetic Effects graduate Camille Delattre chose to study at Falmouth due to the University’s...

Graduate joins leading prosthetic effects company
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SOFT Student Headspace

How to pitch your screenplay to producers

15 March 2022

You’ve dedicated time and energy writing and rewriting your screenplay and now have a story you’...

How to pitch your screenplay to producers
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Mab Hudel Beach Shot 4

Film and Television students & staff collaborate on short film Mab Hudel

21 January 2022

The Sound/Image Cinema Lab has added a new film to its portfolio. Students and staff have collaborat...

Film and Television students & staff collaborate on short film Mab Hudel
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Script With Pen

How to write a screenplay

12 January 2022

All the greatest films that you've ever watched started as a screenplay – but how do you write one...

How to write a screenplay
Film poster for 'The Branches Are Hope, The Roots Are Memory'
The Branches Are Hope

Film graduate Leeds the way at Film Festival

16 December 2021

MA Film and Television graduate Sema Basharan has won the Yorkshire Short Film Award for her inter-f...

Film graduate Leeds the way at Film Festival
Film poster for 'The Tape'. A woman in a white dress with her back to us, a guitar at her feet.
The Tape Poster

Student crewed film another Cinema Lab success story

09 November 2021

Falmouth’s Sound/Image Cinema Lab gave students the chance to work in key production roles fo...

Student crewed film another Cinema Lab success story
Fresh From Fal Light Blue
Fresh From Fal Light Blue

Fresh from Falmouth October edition

26 October 2021

Fresh from Falmouth, our monthly roundup of creative offerings from the talented students, staff and...

Fresh from Falmouth October edition
Wilderness Coast2
Wilderness Coast2

Student-crewed film released for streaming

06 April 2021

Wilderness, written by Falmouth associate professor Neil Fox and crewed almost entirely by Falmouth ...

Student-crewed film released for streaming
Sicl
Sicl

Success for Falmouth’s Sound/Image Cinema Lab

22 December 2020

The Sound/Image Cinema Lab, the externally facing production and research hub at the School of Film ...

Success for Falmouth’s Sound/Image Cinema Lab
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Graduate Film on BBC One

10 February 2020

MA Film & TV graduate Sema Basharan is director of a film being shown on Inside Out South West o...

Graduate Film on BBC One
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Sandstorm_RTS nomination 2020
Sandstorm

Students Sweep Nominations for RTS Awards

05 February 2020

Students from the School of Film & Television have received 11 of a possible 15 nominations for ...

Students Sweep Nominations for RTS Awards
BAIT BAFTA win poster
BAIT BAFTA win

BAFTA Win for BAIT

03 February 2020

Congratulations to Film lecturer Mark Jenkin and producers Early Day Films, for winning a BAFTA in t...

BAFTA Win for BAIT
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MA Film & TV Course Leader Thrives in International Feminist Research Collaborations

30 January 2020

This month, MA Film & Television Course Leader, Dr Anna Misiak travelled to Vilnius, Lithuania, ...

MA Film & TV Course Leader Thrives in International Feminist Research Collaborations
Bait film poster
Bait crop

Film Backed by Falmouth University Nominated for Two BAFTAs

07 January 2020

Bait, a feature film by lecturer Mark Jenkin and produced in association with Falmouth University ha...

Film Backed by Falmouth University Nominated for Two BAFTAs
Katharine Press (edited)

Graduate Thriving in Front and Behind the Camera

27 June 2019

When Katherine Press, a professional actress, started her MA in Film & Television, she was used ...

Graduate Thriving in Front and Behind the Camera
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web story - the signalman

Festival Win for Graduate

21 June 2019

MA Film & Television graduate Sema Basharan has won Best Student Film at the British Documentary...

Festival Win for Graduate
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Television Staff Shortlisted for National Media Awards

17 April 2019

Four members of our BA(Hons) Television team have been nominated for awards at the 2019 Celtic Media...

Television Staff Shortlisted for National Media Awards

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Discover our world-class facilities, unique location and industry professional staff at one of our open days or online events. 

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Postgraduate study can be a springboard for your career. From Comedy Writing to Prosthetic Effects, we combine innovation with creativity on our master's courses. Find out how to apply today.

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