If you want to produce Netflix box sets, direct BBC news, live sport outside broadcasts, or award-winning music videos; this degree will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to turn your dreams into reality. During this course, you’ll produce your own programmes alongside industry professionals, giving you hands-on experience as well as a solid grounding in real-world, professional television production. Why study BA (Hons) Television Production at BU?
- From the very beginning, you’ll create content in the TV studio and out on location, produce, direct, operate camera and sound equipment, vision mix, edit, present, arrange lighting, floor manage and much more
- You’ll learn how to use the latest technology in our brand new, state-of-the-art 4K studios and control rooms. These are probably the biggest and best facilities available to students anywhere in the UK
- You’ll learn from a team of experienced academics and media professionals. We’re producers, directors, film makers and practitioners who have worked across a range of film and television production including drama, documentary and factual, children’s television, entertainment, live broadcast and more
- You’ll join a team of talented, motivated students learning how to tell stories with video. You’ll form your own production companies and produce your own content
- You'll graduate career-ready with 93% of our graduates who are in employment 15 months after their studies (source DiscoverUni 2023)
- You’ll gain the real-world experience necessary to impress future employers on work placements at organisations such as the BBC, Sky and Warner Bros.
Year 1: Concept to Screen | Media Scholarship | Negotiated Project | Television Craft | Television Principles | Understanding Media
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 4
AccessBU: AccessBU provides you with the opportunity to tell us about your circumstances that are not always evident in your UCAS application. This widening access initiative also considers relevant criteria such as being in care or if you live in an area with a low participation rate in Higher Education - if you are eligible, your offer could be up to 16 UCAS tariff points below the published tariff. Apprenticeships: We recognise the transferable knowledge and skills gained through apprenticeships and welcome applications from students with a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship recognised by the Institute for Apprenticeships. Each application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Deferred entry: We are happy to consider eligible applicants for deferred entry. If you have already submitted your application, please submit your deferral request through our website. Direct entry: We welcome applications from students who have previously studied at degree level at other institutions and wish to transfer onto a BU course. Our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure enables credit awarded from one institution to contribute to a BU award, subject to an application process. Please visit our RPL webpage for more information. Mature applicants: We recognise that mature applicants may have a wealth of experience rather than formal qualifications, so we’ll consider your application on these merits if included in your application. You’ll need to apply to BU in the usual way through UCAS and you may be invited to an interview to discuss your suitability for the course based on the experience you tell us about in your application.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components.|
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|