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Television Production

Middlesex University

  • October, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Television is an exciting and world leading industry and the major employer in the creative industries in the UK. This course will enable you to realise your potential and develop the multi-skilled essentials needed to work in the fast-changing world of television and digital production.

Why study BA Television and Digital Production at Middlesex University?

This course has been designed to keep pace with advances in television and the new platforms emerging alongside it. New areas at the forefront of contemporary small screen media including streaming, 360° degree and immersive video, professional social media content and webisodes are also part of the curriculum. You will learn to meet established industry needs by creating original ideas and formats across documentary, reality, studio and drama, for broadcasters, online channels, new platforms and VoD streams.

All the modules on this course will prepare you for your career. Core modules will explore how production companies work and the range of positions in industry. You will develop creative, technical and production skills and explore routes to gaining employment in the sector, including work placement opportunities.

This is a future facing degree where you will learn everything you need to know about content creation for broadcasters, streaming and Video-on-demand. We have strong links to industry contacts, with regular masterclasses from leading programme-makers and small screen creatives, and professional bodies including ScreenSkills, PACT (the Producers Association for Cinema and Television) and Film London so you can ensure that you will be well positioned to fill the skills gaps in television and emergent fields.

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Course highlights

  • Get skills certification around AVID, Pro Tools and Da Vinci Resolve
  • Pitch to BBC Commissioning Editors
  • Take advantage of independent production company visits, trips to studio recordings/live broadcasts, work placements and client commissions, all of which immerse you in today’s small screen industry and not just a classroom simulation
  • Your tutors will be television professionals and specialists, and our visiting lecturers include directors, producers and broadcasters from C4, the BBC, ITV and the independent sector
  • You’ll remain in close contact with the industry throughout the course and will be tutored on how to join the television industry with networking and placement opportunities essential aspects of the degree

Television is an exciting and world leading industry and the major employer in the creative industries in the UK. This course will enable you to realise your potential and develop the multi-skilled essentials needed to work in the fast-changing world of television and digital production. Why study BA Television and Digital Production at Middlesex...

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Course Content

What will you study on the BA Television and Digital Production?

Throughout your three years, you’ll be working across different genres from music videos, sitcoms, talent shows and quiz shows to dramas and documentaries, with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and the support of industry experts.

You will gain substantial practical production skills in single and multi-camera projects that will enable you to become an accomplished professional. Your talent and vision come to fruition when you produce your graduation showreel in Year 3. Work placements, practical, creative and career focused modules ensure you have all the tools necessary to work in TV and digital production.

This course allows you to specialise in the roles of your choice both on location (including Director, Producer, Researcher, Script writer, Production Manager, Director of Photography, Sound Recordist, Editor, Designer), and in the studio (including Studio Director, Floor Manager, Gallery Production Assistant, Vision Mixer, Gallery PA and Vision Control).

What will you study on the BA Television and Digital Production? Throughout your three years, you’ll be working across different genres from music videos, sitcoms, talent shows and quiz shows to dramas and documentaries, with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and the support of industry experts. You will gain substantial practical production...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Hendon

Full Time, 3 years

October, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

112 UCAS points

Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications.

Please check our general entry requirements page to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Applications from mature candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed, provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience.

If you are unable to meet the entry requirements for this course you may still be eligible for our Foundation Year in Media course. This is an extra year of study to prepare you for the full degree.

Eligibility

UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.

Academic credit for previous study or experience

If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex University course in year two or three. For further information please visit our Transfer students page.

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.

Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions

Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

112 UCAS points Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications. Please check our general entry requirements page to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
77%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
77% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
72% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
72% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
87% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
81% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
57% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
64% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
60% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
79% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
89% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
83% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
89% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
62% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
70% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
66% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
85% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
89% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
89% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
77% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
91% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
77% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
72% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
53% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
61% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points64

  • Employment Rate83%

  • Average Graduate SalaryN/A

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