This course gives you everything you need to launch a successful career in the TV, Radio and New Media industry. You develop traditional radio and TV skills, and get a thorough understanding of how new technologies are used in the world of communication and media.
We encourage creativity and innovation through different methods of course delivery and assessment, including interactive online learning, group discussions, critique sessions, workshops, practicals and studio work. Project work is a key component of what we do, and we supplement our learning materials with presentations from visiting industry experts.
The industry work placement is a vital component of the degree course. This takes place in semester six (year three) of the course. Alternatively, you can work as part of an internal design team, creating digital content
Our state-of-the-art Digital Media Centre (DMC) features a TV studio, a radio studio, multimedia editing suites, an audio/video library suite, a dedicated recording studio and common project work and exhibition space. We also have dedicated high-spec multimedia Mac/PC labs, running the latest operating systems and the most recent industry-standard versions of the relevant software, including Apple Final Cut suite, Adobe production/web design suites and 3D Studio Max.
Our graduates work in television, film and video production in a variety of roles. These include: researchers; script-writers and lighting, camera and sound operators. Post-production roles include: video editors; motion graphics producers and colourists. In radio, they work as production coordinators, audio editors, researchers,in technical support, as producers, executive producers, station managers and course controllers.
In the new media area, our graduates work as social media and web communications managers, bloggers, vloggers and content creators for digital publishers and virtual reality platforms.
"Why did you choose this course?
I chose the course because I always had an interest in media, publishing and broadcasting. The course was broad enough so that I could try my hand at many different disciplines but the subjects were also related. I figured it would give me a good bearing on the media industry in general while I was still able to specialise through electives.”Read More
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