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MA Production Management for TV, Film and Digital Media

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme is designed for students who want to work in the field of Production Management within TV, Film and DigitalMedia. You will gain practical industry experience of the planning, organization, execution and delivery of TV production in the genres of documentary, studio and drama.

You will gain hands-on experience of analysing and managing production workflows and develop key skillsets including creative problem solving and people management.

Located in the heart of MCUK, you will have the opportunity to network with industry production managers in seminars, masterclasses, tuition and industry-aligned projects. This programme has strong links with BBC, ITV, True North, Dock 10 and many other high-profile production companies across the UK.

There will be plenty of opportunities to get involved with industry projects and apply for work experience with the media industry.

You will:

  • Be based in MediaCityUK and surrounded by a wide range of TV and media production companies
  • Receive bespoke guidance from current broadcast and media production managers across a wide range of genres
  • Develop your networking skills through engagement with media professionals

You can also find helpful FAQs, learn more about student life at Salford or explore all our Film, TV and Media courses. Continue reading to understand more about this MA/PgDip Production Management for TV, Film and Digital Media course.

WHAT ABOUT AFTER UNI?

Students with previous TV experience as a Production Coordinator can expect to apply for jobs as Production Managers across a range of TV genres.

Students with no previous TV experience can expect to apply for jobs as production coordinators with the expectation that, with the skillset you acquire, you will be fast-tracked to becoming a Production Manager.

Some of our students succeed through related professions in events management, education, community development or enterprise.

CAREER LINKS

All of the lecturers teaching on the MA in Production Management for TV, Film and Digital Media have extensive industry experience working in the production of drama, documentary and studio. The course has strong links with ITV, BBC, True North, Nine Lives, Blakeway North.

External speakers from the above companies will work with the students through guest lectures, live briefs and seminars.

Production Executives, Production Managers and Line Producers at ITV and True North and the BBC have expressed their desire to work with graduates from the MA in Production Management. They have collaborated with the university to ensure that students taking this course acquire the appropriate skillset needed to work in this field.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,030per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 123 3

    30th out of 97 3

    55th out of 110 3

    67th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

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    114 52%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    107th

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    / Max 190
    130 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    72nd

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    133 70%

    33rd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    89th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    4

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