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Course summary

This course is taught at Salford City College's MediaCity hub. You will be taught by industry and academic specialists with access to industry standard broadcast equipment, a multi-purpose TV studio and post-production suites. On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply for further study at the University of Salford or other universities. Salford City College offers BA (Hons) Media Production (top-up). You will develop technical skills in TV and radio production and regularly engage in work placement opportunities. The course will help you to develop a wide range of industry relevant skills which will help to ensure that students are multi-skilled and well placed to pursue employment opportunities. Unlike degrees specialising in an area such TV, Radio or VFX, this course aims to equip you with advanced skills to compete in a range of mediums but notably areas of popular employment such as: drama, documentary and studio production, content creation, marketing, events, graphic design, advertising and corporate promotions. You will also be supported to pursue a work placement and develop your academic research and writing completing media theory and analysis. You will have access to new facilities in our Media Hub (MediaCity) where students have high spec editing suites, the latest industry software and professional grade camera, lighting and sound equipment. Alongside this, you will have use of a fully equipped TV studio with gallery, digital learning zone and photography studio with darkroom for your project’s needs.


YEAR ONE • Media Theory and Film Form • Introduction to TV and Broadcast Techniques • Introduction to Audio and Video Editing • Introduction to Audio Production • Content Creation • Multi-Media Advertising Campaign YEAR TWO • Media Ecologies • TV Drama Production • Media Employability and Industry Placement • Film Cinematography and Sound Design • Multi-Camera TV Production • Managing a Media Event

Assessment method

The modules are assessed using a combination of practical work, portfolio, written assessments and presentations.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

GCSE English and Maths at 4/C or above.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Channel Islands £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Media Production at University Centre at Salford City College - UCAS