University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Media Production

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Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Media Production covers an ever expanding range of technical skills which are used to implement exciting responses to creative project briefs. Modules will help develop your own voice as a digital storyteller in a range of media – either speaking for yourself or helping others to tell their story. The course has excellent links with industry and in the past has worked with charities to produce powerful documentaries, exhibited at an open air cinematic festival and produced travelogues while visiting New York, Los Angeles, Prague, Rome and Berlin. We work with a range of professional practitioners to ensure you leave with the skills and understanding required for a successful career in this booming industry. Career Progression On successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress to a degree at University Centre Somerset, or other universities. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Alternatively, you may wish to embark on a career in the creative and media industries including TV, film or photography

Course details


The modules studied may include:

  • Studio Production - technical skills building
  • Documentary Production - combining technical and narrative practices to document a story
  • Critical Practice - covering audiences, narrative theory and documentary analysis
  • Live Project - working with a client
  • Music Videos

Assessment method

A range of study methods are used with an emphasis on using modern technology creatively to both research ideas and communicate completed products. You are encouraged to work to your strengths, and will be supported in developing these skills.

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

student are also required to have 4 GCSEs Grade 4-9 (C-A*) to include English and Maths or a recognised Level 2 equivalent

Additional entry requirements



You will be required to produce a show reel of your production work at interview

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Media Production at University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College - UCAS