Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production and Multimedia Journalism (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)

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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.

You will combine these practical elements with academic study in Multimedia Journalism, as a Joint Honours degree. This will include print, online and broadcast journalism as well as aspects of law and ethics and you will produce websites, blogs and magazines to showcase your talents.

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overall student
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Course

Highlights

  • Flexible study, choose the modules that suit you

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Learn through doing

This broad knowledge base will be complemented by research, planning and media management skills. We will introduce you to key theories and debates around contemporary media production. We will also give you the opportunity to write news stories and create reports across print and broadcast media while developing your understanding of journalism as a whole.

Course Details

Our Media Production and Multimedia Journalism course will help you to become a multi-faceted media professional, comfortable with contemporary production skills and processes, and with a working knowledge of industry practices. You will be able think creatively and critically, developing vital skills for journalistic media production in a world where communication technologies play an increasingly central role.

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 Options

This combination of subjects will enable you to find work in a vast range of careers. Journalism provides you with practical skills, useful contacts and academic strengths.

Media Production gives you performance and practical skills that allow you to be an incisive critic and a confident presenter. All of these skills are highly transferable and will be invaluable when applying for work in the arts or going on to postgraduate 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

Entry Requirements

General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC.

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.

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.

Course Content

The first year will be an introduction to the core disciplines that will underpin the rest of your degree.
Through your modules, you will learn the process for shooting a drama series on a single camera and get an introduction to multi-camera studio production. You will start to learn about law and ethics in journalism and understand the context of contemporary journalistic practice.

  • Introduction to Moving Image & Sound (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: MED1075
    Core Module Y
  • Shooting Drama Series (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: MED1069
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Multi-Camera TV Studio Production (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: MED1067
    Core Module Y
  • News Skills for Journalists (40 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: JOU1004
    Core Module Y
  • Law and Public Affairs for Journalists (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: JOU1011
    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

There are several features within both subject areas of this joint honours course which put theory into practice to cement theoretical learning. You will benefit from:

  • practical production opportunities informed by media theory
  • fully-equipped television and radio studios
  • fully-equipped photography studios
  • emphasis on convergent digital media production
  • solid introduction to professional production practice
  • strong relationships with local industry partners
  • cross platform approach to content and skills

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.

English – Contemporary Literature MA

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

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.

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

International: £12,000

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

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,…

Joint Honours Study

We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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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.

    You will combine these practical elements with academic study in Multimedia Journalism, as a Joint Honours degree. This will include print, online and broadcast journalism as well as aspects of law and ethics and you will produce websites, blogs and magazines to showcase your talents.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible study, choose the modules that suit you

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Our Media Production and Multimedia Journalism course will help you to become a multi-faceted media professional, comfortable with contemporary production skills and processes, and with a working knowledge of industry practices. You will be able think creatively and critically, developing vital skills for journalistic media production in a world where communication technologies play an increasingly central role.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Learn through doing

    This broad knowledge base will be complemented by research, planning and media management skills. We will introduce you to key theories and debates around contemporary media production. We will also give you the opportunity to write news stories and create reports across print and broadcast media while developing your understanding of journalism as a whole.

    • 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 Options

      This combination of subjects will enable you to find work in a vast range of careers. Journalism provides you with practical skills, useful contacts and academic strengths.

      Media Production gives you performance and practical skills that allow you to be an incisive critic and a confident presenter. All of these skills are highly transferable and will be invaluable when applying for work in the arts or going on to postgraduate study.

  • General entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC.

    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.

    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.

    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

  • The first year will be an introduction to the core disciplines that will underpin the rest of your degree.
    Through your modules, you will learn the process for shooting a drama series on a single camera and get an introduction to multi-camera studio production. You will start to learn about law and ethics in journalism and understand the context of contemporary journalistic practice.

    • Introduction to Moving Image & Sound (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: MED1075
      Core Module Y
    • Shooting Drama Series (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: MED1069
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Multi-Camera TV Studio Production (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: MED1067
      Core Module Y
    • News Skills for Journalists (40 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: JOU1004
      Core Module Y
    • Law and Public Affairs for Journalists (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: JOU1011
      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.

      English – Contemporary Literature MA

      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

    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.

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

    International: £12,000

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

    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,…

  • We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

    Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour