Whether it’s TV, video, radio, or social media content, technology has led the media industry to develop a focus on digital and technical mediums and formats. Media Production is an industry-focused course, which provides you with the technical foundations and practical skills required for a career in a rapidly changing media landscape, enabling you to pursue roles in industries such as advertising, TV and radio production, journalism and PR. The course provides extensive hands-on practice, together with an understanding of the technical principles that guide its graduates over the course of their careers in a rapidly changing technical environment. Key features
- Benefit from specialist facilities, including audio recording studios, broadcast-standard radio production studios and management systems, standalone film studios equipped with multi-cameras, as well as blue and green screen studios.
- Boost your career prospects by undertaking a work placement. Previous Media Production students have taken part in live filming on campus for Channel 4 and undertaken placements at The Walt Disney Company, the BBC and ITV.
- Learn from opportunities for valuable hands-on experience by joining a range of student societies such as the award-winning Demon Media group, and contribute to its magazine, radio station, TV station and website.
- Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback and enjoy a better study-life balance.
- Gain valuable international experience as part of your studies with our DMU Global programme. Media Production students learnt about Berlin’s fascinating media history on a trip to the city, took part in documentary film production in Bali and went behind the scenes at New York’s NBC Studios.
Year one Block 1: Film and Photography Capture Block 2: Radio and TV Studio Production Block 3: Introduction to Digital Design Block 4: Commercial Content Production Year two Block 1: Film and Photography Techniques Block 2: Live Digital Broadcast Block 3: Immersive and Experiential Design Block 4: Creative Enterprise Year three Block 1: Creative Image Production OR Short Film Production Block 2: Creative Content Programming Block 3/4: Portfolio Project Block 3/4: UX and Interactive Media OR Post-Production and Editing
TTeaching Course delivery is in block mode, which means each 30 credit module consists of a seven week teaching block. It is delivered through a combination of lecture, tutorial, seminar, laboratory, workshop, self-directed study, presentation, screening, demonstration, group and individual projects. Assessment A variety of assessment strategies, both formative and summative, are used throughout the course. Assessments fall into two main types; coursework assessments and formal examinations. The coursework assessments include practical reports, computer-based assessments, short tests, case study reports, critiques and oral presentations. Students are also assessed by formal examinations, which test the knowledge and skills they have developed over the course of the module. There are a variety of formats for the written examinations, including some or all of the following; short-answer questions, problem-based questions, case-study questions and essay questions.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.