MA Film and Television Courses – funding options available

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MA Film and Television Courses

Solent University’s film and television masters degrees will see you working with some of the best industry-standard equipment in a fun and creative environment. You can learn advanced filmmaking techniques, working in professional studios and collaborate with expert tutors on a range of projects. You can experiment with creative ideas from the outset and be challenged to develop your own personal style of filmmaking, exploring new ideas.

Why Solent University?

  • The only University in the UK to have a Dolby Atmos system
  • Professional-grade facilities and equipment
  • Respected industry guest lectures
  • Gain professional post-production qualifications
  • Students are eligible to apply for the BAFTA scholarship
  • Approved by ScreenSkills Select

Industry links

The course team’s excellent industry links mean you’ll benefit from a schedule of high calibre guest speakers and visiting fellows and have the chance to meet and question them. Recent guest speakers include: Mick Audsley (BAFTA winning editor: Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireEverestAlliedTwelve Monkeys), Eddy Joseph (BAFTA winning sound editor: Casino RoyaleUnited 93Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Walter Murch (Oscar and BAFTA winning sound and film editor: TomorrowlandApocalypse NowJarhead), Nick McPhee (editor: The DurrellsDownton AbbeyDoc Martin), Julian Unthank (screenwriter: New TricksSword of Vengeance) and John Lloyd (producer: QIBlackadder), Paul Franklin (Oscar winner visual effects: Inception) and Brian Tufano (cinematographer: Trainspotting, Quadrophenia and Billy Elliot).


Solent’s media academy offers a comprehensive media loans scheme, giving students free access to a range of modern tv and filmmaking equipment. It is also home to three green-screen studios, a large visual recording studio, digital cinema with Dolby Atmos sound system, sound and colour-grading suite, 70 fibre-networked Adobe Premiere and FCP X edit workstations, over 30 Avid Media Composer edit workstations, a 5.1 surround ADR /Foley dubbing suite, and a range of industry standard post-production facilities. We also have an extensive media equipment store that includes over 3,000 items to hire, including: industry-standard (HD) cinema cameras and DSLR full-frame lenses, professional lighting and high-end audio equipment. And as Solent is an Adobe Creative Campus, all students also have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud.


As well as developing your skills on our industry-standard equipment, you can put them into practice through our in-house agencies; Solent Productions and Solent TV, enabling you to gain work experience for your professional showreel. You’ll also have the opportunity to take professional qualifications with the Avid Certified User exam and the Pro Tools Certified User certificate.

Funding options

We have several academic scholarships available which are rewarded based on your entry grades. We also offer a sport scholarship to those competing at national or international level in their sport.

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Open events

We host a number of campus open days, here in Southampton, and virtual webinars (with a live Q&A) throughout the year for you to find out more about postgraduate study, funding, career and learning support, our courses and the Solent experience.

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