University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

This course focuses on the hands'on experience of making television programmes. Working in teams, with access to state'of'the'art multi'camera TV studio, students will produce a number of substantial TV shows from travel and history to art, literature, science and current affairs. Students will learn the key skills needed to make effective programming covering areas such as format, narrative, scripting, working with actors, camera techniques, lighting, sound, and editing. Other units of study will explore the nature of the TV industry, potential markets for student's ideas and programmes, and setting and managing budgets.

Course Modules

Modules include: (20 credits) media cultures 1; collaborative unit; media cultures 2; research; (40 credits) production 1; (60 credits) major project.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree in either film, television or related media subject. Graduates of a good Honours degree in any other subjects who can demonstrate a developed interest in, and knowledge of, current television practice and output and non'graduates with substantial experience of film, television or other moving'image production subjects will be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in each category.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,230  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,250  Academic year. First year home fees