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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    London College of Communication

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21, 10-JAN-22, 19-APR-22, 03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

Course overview

MA Television focuses on the hands-on experience of making television programmes. Working in teams, with access to London College of Communication’s state-of-the-art multi-camera TV studio, you will produce four TV shows, drawing on analysis of contemporary factual genres.

You'll learn the key skills needed to make effective programming covering areas such as format, narrative, scripting, camera techniques, lighting, sound, and editing. Other units of study will explore the nature of the TV industry, and potential markets for your ideas and programmes.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through: Essays; Critical reviews; Research plans and outcomes; Business plans and accompanying commentaries; Evaluation of practical work; Presentations.

Careers

As a student on MA Television you will learn the key technical skills needed to make television programmes, including camera operation, sound recording and editing. However, the course is primarily designed to prepare you for the role of: Producer, Production Manager, Researcher, and Director. You will develop an understanding of the business aspects of programme-making that will stand you in good stead to work in the independent sector and/or as freelance producer/directors. Such understanding will also be attractive to employers – broadcasters or larger production companies – who will value the commercial sense and understanding offered by graduates of MA Television.

Application deadline

15 May 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,920per 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 the Arts London

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 103 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    128 67%

    41st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    79th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    69th

    13

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