Do you see your future making television programmes – researching, organising, producing, directing or working with cameras and sound? Our accredited television production degrees will prepare you for an exciting professional career in the global media industry.
Solent University’s Media and Film Studies subject area was ranked 15th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.
With a strong focus on gaining hands-on experience and access to cutting-edge facilities you’ll research, shoot and edit using the latest professional broadcast equipment, while gaining the essential production experience to launch your media career.
Solent’s multi-million-pound media academy is a hub for creative students and boasts a comprehensive range of modern film and television production equipment, ranging from high-definition video cameras to DSLR full-frame cameras with a wide range of top-quality lenses and lighting kits. The University is also investing in 4K technology, which will enable students to enjoy professional-quality equipment.
Students on the television production degree can also enjoy free access to three high-definition TV studios, the largest of which seats an audience of 200 people and can run up to ten cameras. Those who want to hone their editing skills will find over 70 Mac workstations, all linked by a state-of-the-art fibre optic network. All machines run industry software Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro as standard, while specialist editors will have access to Avid.
To gain further practical experience students are encouraged to freelance at Solent Creatives, the University’s in-house creative agency, offering them unique opportunities to work on live client briefs to help develop their showreel.
What does this course lead to?
Recent graduates are working as researchers, production co-ordinators, camera operators, editors, audio-visual technicians and assistant producers for companies including South Point Films, Fox UK Productions, Mission Digital, ITV, BBC Studios, CSC Media and Media Brighton.
Who is this course for?
This ScreenSkills accredited course is ideal for those who aspire to be producers, directors, camera operators, production managers, editors, sound recordists, researchers, writers and more in both TV and film. Applicants come from a wide range of academic and creative backgrounds.