Course Details

Qualification

Master Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Course Location

Victoria

The University of Melbourne

Master of Fine Arts - Film and Television (By Research)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Fine Arts (Film and Television) gives experienced film and television practitioners, and high-level film graduates, the opportunity to engage in independent research in their field. The degree enables graduate researchers to develop mastery, and advance the practice and theory in their field. The majority of research proposals will involve creative research by means of the candidate’s own practice, in parallel with a substantial dissertation, which compliments and illuminates the creative work and places it within a scholarly context.

Structure

200 credit points including a research methods and a research seminar subject worth 12.5 points each and a supervised project of research and practice in the area of Film and Television.

Subjects

  • Film and television

Standard entry requirements

  • One of: an honours degree with at least an H2A (75%) weighted average, including a major relevant to the stream to which entry is sought, or equivalent
  • A relevant undergraduate degree with at least an H2A (75%) weighted average and two years of documented work experience relevant to the stream to which entry is sought
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline and five years of documented work experience relevant to the stream to which entry is sought
  • Five years of documented relevant work experience related to the stream to which entry is sought and demonstrating outstanding artistic ability, together with evidence of ability in academic writing and research or scholarship appropriate for postgraduate study
  • Plus performance in one or more of an audition, test, interview, workshop, portfolio or folio presentation, as prescribed by the Academic Board for the stream to which entry is sought.