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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you want a career in the media industries, this hands-on Media Production degree offers the skills and opportunities you need. The course concentrates on the three most important aspects of media production – TV, radio and new media. You’ll begin studying all areas of production, gaining practical skills to produce content across different platforms and media. You can then specialise in TV, radio or new media, with awareness of how they intersect in the modern world.

Students studying the Media Production degree at our Cardiff campus benefit from an expert teaching team, many of whom have professional media industry experience and excellent industry contacts. With Cardiff at the centre of one of the UK's most dynamic media industries, it's the perfect place to launch your career.

Our Media Production graduates have gone on to positions in the BBC, ITV, S4C, Made in Wales TV, Boomerang, Indus, Media Wales, Sky Sports and Sky News, alongside many other media outlets and PR companies. USW's Media Production degree is also part of Film & TV School Wales, which provides students with the skills and opportunities needed to work in today’s exciting TV and Film industry.

Careers

Graduates from our Media Production degree have pursued successful careers in film, TV and radio production and presentation, press and public relations, web design and journalism.

Dependent upon their chosen field, our students will graduate with the ability to implement professional working practice, in at least one of the following, at industry required entry level, as –

  • A Sound Recordist working both independently and within team production scenarios (location and studio) across platforms and genres
  • A Lighting-Camera Operator working both independently and within team production scenarios (location and studio) across platforms and genres
  • An Interactive Designer working both independently and within team production scenarios (location and studio) across platforms and genres
  • An Editor working both independently and within team production scenarios across platforms and genres
  • A Sound Designer/Editor working both independently and within team production scenarios across media, platforms and genres
  • A Scriptwriter working both independently and within team production scenarios across media, platforms and genres
  • A Director working within team production scenarios across media, platforms and genres
  • A Production Manager working within team production scenarios across media, platforms and genres

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

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

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

USW has campuses in and around Cardiff, a multicultural student city. Expect competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and affordable living costs.
USW’s focus is on employability – choose from 500+ courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
Students from more than 120 countries study at USW. Enjoy a warm welcome as well as help and guidance from a dedicated International Student Support team.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 103 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    55th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    69th

    10

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