BA (Hons) Broadcast Television and Media Production

Broadcast Television and Media Production at Winchester is designed for students interested in deepening their theoretical  knowledge and practical application of multi-platform media production. Students learn to use industry production techniques and produce work using current industry-standard equipment and post-production software, with a theoretical underpinning to critically reflect on their practice.

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BA (Hons) Broadcast Television and Media Production at University of Winchester

UCAS codes: P318

Entry Requirements*

Typical offer: 

2017 Entry: 104-120 points

*UCAS has changed the way they calculate the tariff for courses starting in September 2017. Find out more about the new tariff.

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in Mathematics and English Language is required.

Selection process: 

Suitable Single Honours applicants are required to attend an interview and/or workshop

Degree duration: 

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

International Baccalaureate: 

26 points

If English is not your first language: 

Year 1/Level 4: IELTS 6.0 (including 6.0 in writing) or equivalent

Course Tuition Fees and Additional Costs

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man

2017 Entry Full-time £9,250** p/a
Part-Time fees are calculated on a pro rata basis of the full-time fee for a 120 credit course. The fee for a single credit is £77 and a 15 credit module is £1,156. Part-time students can take up to a maximum 90 credits per year, so the maximum fee in a given year will be the government permitted maximum fee of £6,939.
Total Cost: £27,750** (3 years)

International Students

2017 Entry Full-time £11,600** p/a
Total Cost: £34,800** (3 years) 

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Additional costs: 

There is an optional trip to the BVE Expo in each year of the course. Admission is free, but students cover travel costs (estimated to be £10-£50).

To find out what general costs are included or excluded in the course fees, such as textbooks and travel expenses, please click here 

Other Information

Study abroad (optional):

USA; Asia (Japan) 

Location:

Taught elements of the course take place on the King Alfred Campus or at West Downs, Winchester

Suitable for applicants from:

UK, EU, World

Fact:

Throughout the programme, students gain and develop skills in Photoshop, website design and Adobe Premier Pro CC and other professional post-production  and design packages.

Fact:

Students explore a particular aspect of production with an industry professional during guest lectures as part of the Masterclass module.

Student satisfaction:

100% of students are satisfied with the quality of the course (https://unistats.direct.gov.uk)

Pre-approved for a Masters:

University of Winchester students studying Bachelor Honours degrees are pre-approved to start a Masters degree at Winchester. To be eligible students must apply by the end of March in their final year and meet the entry requirements of their chosen Masters degree.

Terms and Conditions 

For more information about the University of Winchester's terms and conditions click here.

**Indicative Fees for 2017/18 Home and EU students are £9,250 per year. Whilst the inflationary fee increases in tuition fees and student support loans have been announced by the Minister, they are still subject to formal parliamentary approval and the approval of The University of Winchester Board of Governors. International fees are still subject to approval from the University of Winchester Board of Governors.

Students gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to reflect on their work in the media, and to identify and respond in a reasoned, positive and reflective manner to initiatives and challenges in the sector.

One key aspect of a career in the media is the continuous state of technological development. Accordingly, while training in particular technologies is part of the degree, an ethos across the programme is for students to develop a strategic approach to their career pathway and personal development so as to prepare themselves for a working life of continuous professional development.

Students work towards specific projects in Year 1 to ensure an understanding of practical media production methods and their theoretical underpinning. Camera, lighting and sound production and its ever changing technology are explored, as are TV research methods. Year 2 allows students to begin to specialise and explore creativity within production groups; modules examine different media forms as well as TV studio, drama and documentary production.

The Multimedia Project reflects the convergence of technologies found in the contemporary industry by asking students to create a project of their choice in one medium and produce supporting, promotional material in two other media. Students learn how to produce drama and documentary, culminating in a public film festival at the end of Year 2. Year 3 allows for more individual student-led learning while pushing creative boundaries within modules.
 
Facilities
Open 24 hours a day, the Multimedia Centre offers outstanding industry-standard facilities including two HD TV studios with green screens, a newsroom, a computerised radio studio, and facilities for multitrack audio recording. A wide range of equipment is available and the Centre is an Apple Certified Training Centre.

Year 1

  • Theory and Practice 1 and 2
  • Media Skills 1 and 2
  • Image 1 and 2
  • Research 1 and 2

Year 2

  • Multimedia Project 1 and 2
  • Drama Production 1 and 2
  • Media Institutions
  • Masterclass 1 and 2

Optional modules:

  • Studio Skills
  • Enterprise
  • Volunteering

Year 3

  • Final Year (Major) Project
  • Researching the Pitch
  • Critical Reflection

Optional modules:

  • Community Broadcasting
  • Time
  • TV Studio Production
  • Space
  • Business of the Media

For further information about modules, please view the course leaflet (see right hand side).

Please note the modules listed are correct at the time of publishing, for full-time students entering the programme in Year 1. Optional modules are listed where applicable. Please note the University cannot guarantee the availability of all modules listed and modules may be subject to change. For further information please refer to the terms and conditions at www.winchester.ac.uk/termsandconditions

The University aims to develop students as 'confident learners' by enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills to excel in their studies here and be transferable to further studies or the employment market. Staff and students form a community of learners who, together and independently, seek to generate and exchange knowledge. Over the duration of the course, students develop independent and critical learning, building confidence and expertise progressively through independent and collaborative research, problem solving, and analysis with the support of staff. Students take responsibility for their own learning and are encouraged to make use of the wide range of learning resources available to them.

In addition to the formally scheduled contact time (i.e. lectures, seminars etc.), students are encouraged to access academic support from staff within the course team, personal tutors and the wide range of services to students within the University.

Programme Leader

Further information

For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures library 

The University is committed to providing timely and appropriate feedback to students on their academic progress and achievement, enabling them to reflect on their progress and plan their academic and skills development effectively. Students are also encouraged to seek additional feedback from their course tutors and lecturers.

At the University of Winchester validated programmes may adopt a range of means of assessing your learning. An indicative, and not necessarily comprehensive, list of assessment types you might encounter includes essays, portfolios, supervised independent work, presentations, written exams, or practical performances. The University is committed to ensuring that all students have an equal opportunity to achieve module learning outcomes. As such, where appropriate and necessary, students with recognised disabilities may have alternative assignments set that continue to test how successfully they have met the module's learning outcomes. Further details on assessment types used in the programme you are interested in can be found on the course page, by attending an Open Day/Evening, or contacting our teaching staff.

Graduates have gone on to work for the BBC, ITV, Sky, Pinewood production houses, film production companies and independent broadcast providers as well as commercial radio.

For more information about graduate employment visit From Freshers to Future - what will yours be?

At the University of Winchester, we are committed to ensuring all our students gain employability skills to enable you to enter graduate level jobs and pursue the profession of your choice, for more information please read the Employability Statement.

Employability

The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) record collects information about what those completing university go on to do six months after graduation. The Careers Service undertakes DLHE on an annual basis through surveys and a data collection process. DLHE is designed and strictly controlled by HESA.

While DLHE provides accurate information about first destinations, this data needs to be viewed with some degree of care. Six months after leaving university is often a time of much uncertainty and change for leavers; many will be unsure of their long-term career plans and may take a temporary job or time out. The destinations of graduates only six months out of university do not necessarily reflect longer term career success and are therefore a crude measure of employability. Therefore, DLHE data should be viewed as merely a 'snapshot' of one particular year's experiences at a specific point in time.

Course Enquiries and Applications

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International Students

International students seeking additional information about this programme can send an email to International@winchester.ac.uk or call +44 (0)1962 827023

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