Media Production at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

If you are passionate about media production and hungry for industry experience, BA Media Production at UEL combines advanced technical knowledge with the opportunity to collaborate with local partners to give you the knowledge to embark on your media career. Building your skills across photography, videography, social media and digital production, this course brings together a number of skills to future-proof your career for the ever-changing nature of the media business. With learning by doing at the heart of the programme, you can improve your skills, collaborate with local businesses and graduate as a media production ace ready for the world of work with a portfolio full of real-life case studies.


Year 1: Storytelling (Core), Production Lab 1 (Core), Creative Content (Core), Media Cultures (Core), Mental Wealth: Agency 1 (Core), Social Media & Branded Content Design (Core) Year 2: Narrative 2: Advanced Narrative (Core), Production Lab 2 (Core), Employment and Enterprise (Journalism) (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional life: Agency 2 (Core), Introduction to scriptwriting (Core), Photographing the city (Core), Industry Placement (Sandwich Year) (Optional) Year 3: Final Project Development (Core), Final Project: Completion (Core), Professional Practice (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life: Agency 3 - Freelancing at UEL Creatives (Core), Creative Mobile Media (Optional), Transmedia and Digital Futures (Optional), Content Design & Execution (Optional), Horror and Science Fiction (Optional), Urban Film (Optional) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

As a predominantly industry-focused course, you'll be assessed by practical outputs aimed at building your portfolio and your employability. These include workbooks, production projects and business plans. Students will be guided to define their own area of focus and encouraged to think both entrepreneurially and independently in setting the aims and objectives for their future career. Simultaneously, UEL will facilitate links with industry that will put your production skills into practice. Breakdown assessment, eg. 50% coursework, 50% practical Coursework will include practical outcomes, e.g. individual or group-based films, artefacts, presentations, written assignments, podcasts or research-based assignments. The approximate percentages for this course are: 100% coursework Feedback summary, eg. We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 15 working days. You'll always receive written or audio feedback, outlining your strengths and how you can improve. We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 15 working days.

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

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

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Media Production at University of East London - UCAS