Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production BA (Hons)

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 24/09/2018

This practice-based course will give you a wide range of experience and a greater understanding of media production across a number of genres such as drama and documentary.

Course

Highlights

  • use of broadcast recording equipment, studios and editing facilities
  • free UK site visits and trips
  • tuition fee waiver for placement and study abroad modules
  • masterclasses with industry practitioners.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Work Experience

Where possible you will undertake a live client brief with a third party sector in your final year. We also encourage you to find work experience throughout your course.

Course Details

You will start by studying a broad range of media before specialising for your final year. Although there is a practical emphasis for this course, you will also learn contemporary theories and approaches to media forms, audiences and industries. The course is designed to enable you to play a full role in the modern digital media world through the experience you will gain and the portfolio of work you will produce.

Read more…

Open Days

Come Say Hello

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent foundation for careers in digital media industries, such as television, radio, photography, print and journalism, online marketing and advertising, public relations and wider communications industries, including education.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. You will also be expected to submit an electronic interview. We welcome international applications and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

Admission to this foundation programme is normally DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the programme you wish to study.

Course Content

In your first year you will learn all about video and sound, and study web design. This broad knowledge base will be complemented by research, planning and media management skills. We will also introduce you to key theories and debates around contemporary media production.

  • Introduction to Multi-Camera TV Studio Production (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1067
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Online Video Content (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1068
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Moving Image and Sound (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1075
    Core Module Y
  • Shooting Drama Series (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1069
    Core Module Y
  • Screen Cultures (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1070
    Core Module Y
  • Studying Television (20 Credits)
    Module code: MED1073
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.



Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • fully-equipped television studios
  • fully-equipped photography studios
  • emphasis on convergent digital media production
  • specialist soundproof editing suites
  • practical production course informed by media theory
  • specialist industry speakers

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Foundation Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BA rate)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Additional costs
Printing costs: £50+ per year
External hard drive to store material: £50
Travel to film shoots:  no more than £50 over the three years

Optional
You may find it useful to set up a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. This will give you access to creative tools at home and costs £15 per month.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,000
Foundation Framework: £9,400

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Additional costs
Printing costs: £50+ per year
External hard drive to store material: £50
Travel to film shoots:  no more than £50 over the three years

Optional
You may find it useful to set up a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. This will give you access to creative tools at home and costs £15 per month.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Foundation Study Framework

Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

Read more…


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Updated 24/09/2018

  • This practice-based course will give you a wide range of experience and a greater understanding of media production across a number of genres such as drama and documentary.

    Course

    Highlights

    • use of broadcast recording equipment, studios and editing facilities
    • free UK site visits and trips
    • tuition fee waiver for placement and study abroad modules
    • masterclasses with industry practitioners.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • You will start by studying a broad range of media before specialising for your final year. Although there is a practical emphasis for this course, you will also learn contemporary theories and approaches to media forms, audiences and industries. The course is designed to enable you to play a full role in the modern digital media world through the experience you will gain and the portfolio of work you will produce.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Work Experience

    Where possible you will undertake a live client brief with a third party sector in your final year. We also encourage you to find work experience throughout your course.

    • Come Say Hello

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course is an excellent foundation for careers in digital media industries, such as television, radio, photography, print and journalism, online marketing and advertising, public relations and wider communications industries, including education.

  • General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. You will also be expected to submit an electronic interview. We welcome international applications and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

    Admission to this foundation programme is normally DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the programme you wish to study.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • In your first year you will learn all about video and sound, and study web design. This broad knowledge base will be complemented by research, planning and media management skills. We will also introduce you to key theories and debates around contemporary media production.

    • Introduction to Multi-Camera TV Studio Production (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1067
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Online Video Content (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1068
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Moving Image and Sound (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1075
      Core Module Y
    • Shooting Drama Series (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1069
      Core Module Y
    • Screen Cultures (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1070
      Core Module Y
    • Studying Television (20 Credits)
      Module code: MED1073
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Framework: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BA rate)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Additional costs
    Printing costs: £50+ per year
    External hard drive to store material: £50
    Travel to film shoots:  no more than £50 over the three years

    Optional
    You may find it useful to set up a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. This will give you access to creative tools at home and costs £15 per month.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,000
    Foundation Framework: £9,400

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Additional costs
    Printing costs: £50+ per year
    External hard drive to store material: £50
    Travel to film shoots:  no more than £50 over the three years

    Optional
    You may find it useful to set up a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. This will give you access to creative tools at home and costs £15 per month.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

    If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

    The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

    Read more…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour