University Centre Grimsby

TV Production University Centre Grimsby Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education

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Don’t just study TV…be part of it and create the future.

You’ll learn how to produce fictional and factual productions, making use of both TV studios and location filming, giving you a solid understanding in practical professional productions.

As part of the course you’ll be given the unique opportunity to work as a member of the team with our own in-house, award winning production company “ESTV” (Estuary Student TV). This gives you the chance to work on live professional briefs from the likes of Grimsby Town FC, Associated British Ports and the NHS. You’ll build a solid portfolio, giving you the chance to succeed in your future career.

You’ll work with industry qualified professionals throughout the course, so on completion of the degree you’ll have a clear understanding of the industry, relevant practical skills, as well as the academic understanding that will allow you to progress onto the BA (Hons) TV Production (Top Up), or into employment.

Course details

Modules

Level 4 – Year 1 (Certificate Stage)
In your first year, you will build a solid base of practical skills and theory, that will help underpin all your studies.

Modules:
Introduction to TV Production
Introductory Production Practice
Skills for Study and Employability
TV Studio Production
Motion Graphic Design

Level 5 – Year 2 (Foundation Degree Stage)
In your second year, you will expand and test your skills to a higher creative standard, ensuring that you are ready to enter the industry or continue to a third year.

Modules:
Social and Digital Technologies
Advanced Production Practice
Factual Production
Digital Media Production
TV Drama Production and Distribution

Assessment method

You will be assessed during the degree through a series of coursework-based projects, undertaking group work at different points throughout the two-year programme. These projects are all designed alongside industry guidance, giving you the chance to expand and demonstrate the practical skills you are constantly developing.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code PP31
Institution code G80
Campus name Nuns Corner Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The Institute recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact the Institute's admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points Students will be required to hold GCSE English and Maths at a minimum of Grade 4.

The Institute will also encourage applications from non-traditional learners who lack formal academic qualifications. All non-traditional applicants will be assessed through an interview assessing their overall interest in the subject matter as well as current academic skills, set an appropriate piece of work (an essay and practical task), a judgement is then made considering their academic potential and relevant experience and skills. For example, a person may not have a background in media, but have excellent problem solving and team work abilities and have a desire to change careers through training. In line with a strengths-based approach to widening participation, students without direct experience will be offered extra support from the Success Coaches, as well as the Academic Support Coach, and will also benefit from regular tutorials with the Programme Leader so that they feel they are fully supported during their educational journey.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,500 Year 1
EU £8,500 Year 1
England £8,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,500 Year 1
Scotland £8,500 Year 1
Wales £8,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week. Students will be requested to buy: Intern Production T-Shirt External Hard Drive (1TB) Optional equipment: Adobe Creative Suite CC Final Cut X DaVinci Resolve Black Magic Fusion Laptop (3.2Ghz i7, 16GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Headphones

Provider information

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University Centre Grimsby
Nuns Corner
Grimsby
DN34 5BQ


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0800 315 002


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Higher Education Department

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