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Nottingham Trent University

Television Production Technology

UCAS Code: P318

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

112 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification.

112 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Television production

Want to be the next Youtuber, Music Video Director, Documentary Filmmaker or if you want to produce the next big Netflix drama then this is the course for you. The course will equip you with the skills required to work across a variety of roles within the TV and video production process, giving you breadth of experience whilst developing a specific area of expertise, with a strong portfolio of work.

This unique three-year programme provides you with the opportunity to study the art and science of TV production alongside local television station Notts TV. This gives you the opportunity to graduate with a range of broadcast credits on your CV, enhancing your employability in the TV industry.

You’ll learn how to develop and produce content in an industry-standard TV studio and gallery working with the best equipment to produce work in a range of genres such as online video (YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime), music video production, entertainment, live events, and documentary.

You’ll also develop the skills and abilities required to shoot and record content on location when working with camera, lighting and audio equipment. You’ll study how to edit video and audio together using industry-standard software, including Avid Media Composer and the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as exploring the art of motion graphics, colour correction and soundtrack production.

Key features;

Enhance your employability by developing your Imdb profile with broadcast credits earned working on Notts TV
Gain valuable work experience every week on Notts TV and allow your work to reach a global audience
Learn from world class visiting guest lecturers (past guests have included Shane Meadows, Nick Broomfield and Vicky McClure)
Have your work entered into the prestigious Royal Television Society Awards
Film live sporting events and gigs at some of Nottingham’s most prestigious venues helping you develop a world class portfolio of work
Experience television production in different countries with exciting overseas trips
Collaborate on real world projects with your peers and professionals in this exciting and fast moving industry
Deliver content across multiple platforms and devices
Exhibit your final year’s work at the Confetti Degree Show and be eligible for a paid internship

On this course you’ll study at Confetti’s Space2. You’ll have access to;

Industry-standard cameras from Sony and Blackmagic
25 seat media production lab running Avid and Adobe Creative Cloud
25 seat screening room with Dolby Atmos audio facilities
37m2 green screen VFX studio with VFX infinity curve screen
144m2 studio space with industry-standard digital video cameras and full lighting rig
Broadcast spec production gallery with 4K production facilities

Modules

Year 1

Audio-Visual Broadcast Technologies (20 Credit Points)
Television Studio Technology (20 Credit Points)
Television Studio Project Management (20 Credit Points)
Post-Production Technology for Television (40 Credit Points)
The History of Broadcast Technology (20 Credit Points)

Year 2

Advanced Broadcast Technologies (20 Credit Points)
Advanced Post-Production Technology (40 Credit Points)
Documentary Development (20 Credit Points)
Documentary Production (20 Credit Points)
Industry Practice (20 Credit Points)

Year 3

Advanced Studio Production (40 Credit Points)
Outside Broadcast (20 Credit Points)
Broadcast Technology Workflows (20 Credit Points)
Technology Investigation (40 Credit Points)

The Uni


Course location:

Confetti Institute of Creative Technology

Department:

School of Confetti

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

82%
high
Television production

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Television production

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
96%
IT resources
93%
Course specific equipment and facilities
85%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
70%
Male students
30%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
18%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Television production

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
53%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
18%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
13%
Customer service occupations

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Television production

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£21k

£21k

£24k

£24k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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