Film Production and Broadcast Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS

Course summary

Why choose this course Our BEng Film Production and Broadcast Engineering course (previously called Film and Video Production Technology) combines broadcast engineering, media encoding and distribution, content production, artistic visual storytelling and professional film making. We will provide you with an all-round education in this fascinating subject and prepare you for a vast range of careers across the film and broadcast industries. The National Student Survey 2022 results put us at the top of the league table for cinematics and photography. We now boast a state of the art new sound stage for future filming projects, along with brand new TV studio production rooms. We have excellent relationships with many broadcasters, media companies and manufacturers, which offer award winning Professional Training placements. We work in partnership with companies including Sky, EMG, Vivid Broadcast, Dolby and many others to help them find graduate recruits. What you will study Our BEng Film Production and Broadcast Engineering course combines the study of engineering theory with practical skills development. You’ll study the fundamentals of signals, computing and broadcast technologies, video and audio engineering, wireless links and video over IP. On the practical side, you’ll study camera skills, cinematography for drama, film sound, production management, TV studio skills, animation, postproduction, visual effects and colour grading. See some of our students’ work. All our technical modules have practical labs, giving you a hands-on learning of the topics. Our professional facilities will familiarise you with industry-standard equipment and allow you to work at the highest level. This, along with a focus on professional attitudes to work and health and safety, will prepare you for professional industry. We’ve created a detailed fact file, so you can discover even more about our cutting-edge course. Take a tour of our current labs and facilities, which will be updated soon with details of our new TV studio/sound stage.


To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure and Graduate prospects etc.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account qualifications achieved, predicted grades, personal statement and academic reference. Conditional offers are specified in terms of required grades; we do not make offers in terms of overall UCAS tariff. We understand that predicted grades are an estimate and will consider applicants who have predicted grades that are a little lower than our published requirement. Any offers we make will align with the grades shown above unless a grade reduction can be offered under our Contextual Admissions policy or our In2Surrey scheme. Details can be found here: Applicants with a mixed qualification profile (e.g. those taking A-levels and BTEC qualifications) are encouraged to contact [email protected] for guidance on the grades accepted.

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit for more details.

Film Production and Broadcast Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS