Television Production MA



About the course

Want to specialise in studio and entertainment television for mainstream channels and online? In this practical course you will create industry standard television productions and develop your communication and collaborative skills helping you to become an effective and industry-ready television practitioner.

Through researching, writing and producing your own programmes you will develop your production and technical skills – both in the studio and on location – such as multi-camera live television studio production, location camerawork and sound recording.

You will also learn about emerging technological opportunities in the field of TV production and get to grips with how the television industry works.





Television Production - MA - University Square Campus, Luton

  • Course is subject to approval

  • Apply Via - DIRECT ENTRY
  • Course level - Postgraduate
  • UCAS Code -
  • Campus Location - University Square Campus, Luton
  • Start dates - Oct
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Attendance - Full time | Part-time day



Why choose this course?

  • Learn how to make a multi-camera TV programme in a studio, how to shoot on location, how to create, budget and market your TV ideas, how to produce programme proposals and how to pitch them to the industry.
  • Study in our state-of-the-art HD TV studios and gain real production experience creating regular programmes for our in-house TV channel Beds TV.
  • Develop your TV studio and location skills in pre-production, production and post-production in different TV genres that will prepare you for a range of careers in television.
  • Explore the various aspects of TV production and learn how to integrate your practice and research to better understand how the television industry operates today.
  • Learn from a team experienced in producing and directing big-budget productions and have links with other experts working in the industry who will run masterclasses and workshops.
  • Collaborate with other students and on your own to solve production problems enabling you to become a confident, multi-skilled practitioner.
  • Benefit from a course that prepares you for a variety of postgraduate careers in the television industry, including work in the fields of production management, producing, camera operation and video editing. It would also benefit those pursing careers in film, journalism and events, who, in the course of their work, are often required to use similar skills to those of a television worker such as writing, planning, scheduling, negotiating and management of logistics, locations and events.
  • Challenge yourself with a final project which brings together the various skills developed during the course to create a piece of programming or research which will help underline your learning achievements and act as a bridge into the industry or further study.

Unit Information – What Will I Learn?

How will I be assessed?

Entry requirements

This course is subject to approval. Entry requirements will be confirmed once the course is validated.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?



Go Global

Whether you want to learn a new language, build networks, simply have the travel bug, or want to develop new skills and life experiences, our Go Global programme offers the opportunity to broaden your horizons, enhance your CV, and gain a truly international experience, all at the same time as studying towards your undergraduate degree. The Go Global programme is open to students from the UK and EU.

Travel to exciting destinations, including:

  • China
  • Vietnam
  • India
  • New York
  • Malaysia and Singapore

At the University of Bedfordshire we ensure that your experience here is cultural, as well as academic. That’s why a whole host of opportunities are opened up to you, providing you with that all important experience to make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to getting graduates jobs.

Go Europe

Our International students meanwhile, can make the most of trips to a series of exciting European destinations. From France and Belgium, to Holland and Germany, there are plenty of places to visit, network and broaden your knowledge of the global market place, by seeing and experiencing it for yourself, first-hand.

At the University of Bedfordshire we ensure that your experience here is cultural, as well as academic. That’s why a whole host of opportunities are opened up to you, providing you with that all important experience to make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to getting graduates jobs.



Fees and funding

  • Fees are £6,800. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Visit www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • Fees are £12,000

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

UK/EU

See UK/EU Postgraduate students for full information on fees and funding.

International

A prompt payment discount is available if you pay the full fee before or at registration. There are also special scholarships available.

See Fees and Funding for International Students for full information.

Facilities

Our flagship £34m Campus Centre is funky and functional. It brings together all our student services, social and learning spaces, and a 240-seat lecture theatre under one roof.

The Campus Centre building is connected to the rest of the University and the first floor acts as a one-stop shop for all students services.

Designed for work as well as play, the Campus Centre incorporates relaxed learning zones with Wi-Fi access.

It also features the Students' Union support services and executive offices alongside places to eat

Accommodation at Luton

Our contemporary en-suite accommodation features 852 fully-furnished flats, just part of our accommodation offering of more than 1,500 study rooms.

This exciting new facility includes:

  • state-of-the-art IT and AV equipment
  • informal and quiet learning spaces
  • two Harvard-style lecture theatres
  • a student lounge and cafe

Luton campus is home to the following departments:

  • Business
  • Media, Art and Design
  • Science
  • Computing
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

Whatever degree you choose the facilities will be first class:

  • New facilities in the Computing and Media departments
  • Business facilities including pioneering Business Pods and a Law Moot Court
  • Dedicated laboratories for psychology, sport and exercise science, biomedical science and forensics
  • Multi-camera HDTV and radio studios
  • Art and design studios

Town centre location

The Luton campus is right in the centre of town next to a large shopping mall and within easy walking distance of the student halls, train and bus stations.

Directions to Luton campus

Luton is the largest town in Bedfordshire and is approximately 50km north of London.

It has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe, and central London is only a 30-minute train journey away.

Luton is has excellent transport links to other cities such as Manchester, Leeds and Milton Keynes. London Luton Airport is located just 2.5km from the Luton campus.

How to Apply

  • UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form

  • EU students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or apply online

  • International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country.

    You can also apply online

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