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BA (Hons)

Media & Television Production (Foundation Entry)

4 Years
September 2022
Campus Taught

Our BA (Hons) Media and Television Production Foundation Entry gives you the opportunities to develop your production skill set and enhance your career prospects on this industry-focused course.

Foundation Entry degree courses are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly join an Honours programme. It’s entirely unique, and a great stepping stone to degree study.

Using our industry-standard facilities in our purpose-built Media Factory you’ll combine knowledge of production processes and techniques with an awareness of current industry practice and technical standards.

Our course is supported by a wide range of the latest in industry-standard location production equipment as well as production studios and post-production facilities, including; multi-camera (Ultra High Definition) television studio with a full studio LED lighting rig, professional standard edit suites, colour grading suites and foley suites, multi-track audio studio and dedicated multimedia computer suites with up-to-date media software.

Why study with us

  • A highly practical course that will allow you to work across a broad range of production contexts, whether a film crew on location, part of a camera crew in a live TV show, recording sound in a multi-track recording studio, or adding visual effects to films in an edit suite.
  • Tutors on the course are industry practitioners with many of them still working professionally in Media and TV Production.
  • Our students have been involved in production work involving, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Author Irvine Welsh and Adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Alex Connock gives his advice to our Media students

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What You'll Do

  • Based in our purpose-built Media Factory you will have the opportunity to collaborate with students on scriptwriting, acting and music courses to produce professional real-world productions.
  • You’ll work hands on in our broadcast standard facilities to create compelling programmes across a variety of platforms.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to work on major collaborative projects with Industry Partners. Previous projects have included ‘Dr Who Mission to the Unknown’.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.

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Future Careers

Studying Filmmaking Foundation Entry could lead to careers in a wide variety of production roles in Television, Film and new media working for Broadcasters and content producers such as BBC, ITV, SKY and DAZN and for independent production companies creating work for platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Recent graduates are working in production roles such as; Camera Operator ITV, camera trainee with BBC Drama, Studio Technical Resource Manager, multimedia content producer, Video Editor, BBC Assistant Producer, AV systems technician, location manager, EVS operator, Technical Graphics operator, Live sports events director, Camera Operator HBO/ Warner Brothers, Outside Broadcast Vision Engineer, Production co-ordinator.

Many of our graduates in Media and TV Production go on to study at postgraduate level at the University on the MA TV Production.

Fees and Funding

First year£5500 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
First year£7800 for the first year
Full-time£13000 per year
First year£7800 for the first year
Full-time£13000 per year
First year£6000 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
First year£10000 for the first year
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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