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University Centre Farnborough

Media Production

UCAS Code: HP63

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Our philosophy, which is endorsed by the Media Industries, is that you will be best prepared for a career if you can develop and demonstrate the necessary technical skills of media production as well as a creative understanding of the theories and concepts of the communication industries. This course provides a broad skill based approach across a range of media.

This course allows you to make choices to create the programme that best suits you. In the first year you will take 4 core subjects which build up your production and academic skills. You will also choose 4 from 6 strands of media to study. You can choose from Television Production, Radio Production, Film Production and Documentary Production.

Year two further develops your production and creative skills, focusing on three stands of the media. You will also develop your entrepreneurial and marketing skills in preparation for seeking employment after the course.

In year three you complete a major project which is geared to your particular area of interest. You also choose two strands of the media for your final practical and creative skills development.

Modules

**Year 1 Modules**
• Text, Codes and Structures, Production Skills 1, Production Skills 2, Web and Social Media.
• Four from Television, Radio, Film, Photography, Journalism and Documentary.

**Year 2 Modules**
• Media and Society, Entrepreneurial Practice.
• Six from Radio (Factual), Radio (Studio), Film (Visual Expression), Film (Performance & Sound), Documentary, Journalism, Television (News), Television (OB)

**Year 3 Modules**
• Research for the Project, Global Media, Critical Analysis of Media Products, The Project, Professional Investigation.
• Two from Television, Radio, Film, Documentary, Journalism, Contemporary Photography.

Assessment methods

A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:

• Assessed practical work
• Assessed coursework / assignments
• Formal examination
• Practical examination
• Project report
• Project presentation
• Formative assessment through assignment work feedback

**Professional Recognition**
Graduates of media from University Centre Farnborough are widely recognised by industry in terms of their employability, professionalism and ability to cope with the demands of working in the creative media industries. Students achieving degrees are employed across a wide range of media sectors at many of the largest and most respected organisations in the UK.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

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Course location:

University Centre Farnborough

Department:

Media and Creative Arts

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