University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Media Production

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Course summary

If you want a career in the media industry, this hands-on Media Production degree will give you practical skills and theoretical understandings of radio, video and new media. You will begin by studying all areas of the media, gaining practical skills that are reinforced by an understanding of theory and context. In the final year, you can specialise in the area that interests you most to generate a portfolio of creative work that you can use to impress potential employers when you graduate. You’ll benefit from an expert teaching team, many of whom have professional media industry experience and excellent industry contacts. Our Media Production degree also has a bilingual pathway. Darperir llwybr dwyieithog o’r cwrs hwn, i wybod mwy, cer i.


Year One •Concept & Script Development •Visual Production Techniques – Studio & Location •Sound Design & Audio Production – 1 •Interactive – Design & Construction •Critical Culture – One •Creative Analysis and Development Year Two •Visual Production Techniques – Short Fiction •Sound Design & Audio Production – 2 •Interactive – Storytelling •Client Brief – Professional Practice •Critical Culture – Two •Concept and Script Development Year Three •Cultural Context – Dissertation •Major Media Project – Development Package •Major Media Project – Production •Professional Freelance Practice

Assessment method

Your practical work will be assessed through coursework and assignments, including a mix of group work and individual projects.

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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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Media Production at University of South Wales - UCAS