Ravensbourne

Course Introduction

Are you interested in what happens behind the camera to make television studios work? Or, how satellites are used? This professionally recognised, practical course will prepare you for working with broadcast engineering systems. Working with some of with the fastest developing and advanced technologies, from TV cameras to satellites and digital transmission systems, you will gain an understanding of television, radio and media technology. With state'of'the'art HDTV industry facilities and a proven track record for graduate success, this practical course will give you the edge. You will gain transferable skills in technological and theoretical concepts, research and analysis, problem'solving and collaboration. You will be an engineer who can design and support broadcast systems. Learners on this course can expect to gain work experience and often paid employment with TV channels such as QVC and Discovery, and with broadcast giants such as Arqiva, Sky, BBC and ITV.

Course Modules

Year 1: mathematics; operational skills; broadcast technology; electronics; television systems and signals; contextual studies; theory and context; mapping a profession; planning for enterprise; opportunities; trends and ideas; professional context. Year 2: information communication technology engineering; broadcast hardware systems; event technology; applied mathematics; pathway technology 1; contextual studies; debate and polemic; dissertation preparation; marketing strategy. Year 3: engineering project report; pathway technology 2; broadcast signal processing; engineering project; engineering mathematics; contextual studies; dissertation; enterprise and entrepreneurship (making it happen); major project; major project report; taking it forward and dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £10,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees