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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you want to succeed in media production, this course will encourage your ambition, develop your skills and prepare you for work. With the swift rise of so many global media platforms in recent years, storytelling and finding innovative ways of sharing stories with the world is becoming ever more crucial to stand out. If you love to seek out and tell those stories then this course is for you.

Course overview

Whether reporting a news item, creating a short film, setting up a YouTube vlog, podcasting or producing a radio debate, today’s storytelling must be underpinned by a range of media production techniques. You will learn a full range of production skills, covering online, television, film, radio and print, whilst examining complex ideas and theories. Our suite of Media Production courses are designed to give you plenty of practical experience and have produced numerous award-winning alumni, including BAFTA Award-winners.

This programme combines theory with practical experience, offering excellent industry links. The course will give you the full digital skillset to enable you to work in today’s online world. You will make video and short films, design a magazine, as well as producing audio and online content. You’ll also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular area of interest with your final year project.

We will give you opportunities to work on individual and group projects across your area of interest, building core media skills, such as editing, shooting, writing, audio recording, design, production management, use of a range of software and how to work in creative teams. You will take part in live production days, and work to live client briefs with deadlines – just as you would in industry.

We’re here to support you in your aspirations. Whether that’s to be a filmmaker, to run an independent media start-up, to work on TV programmes or produce podcasts, this course will set you up for the skills needed right now to make you ready to kick-start your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

University information

York St John University

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  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    109 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%



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