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Media Production (Taught at Salford City College) FdA

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Salford City College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This course is taught at Salford City College's MediaCity hub. You will be taught by industry and academic specialists with access to industry standard broadcast equipment, a multi-purpose TV studio and post-production suites.On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply for further study at the University of Salford or other universities. Salford City College offers BA (Hons) Media Production (top-up). You will develop technical skills in TV and radio production and regularly engage in work placement opportunities. The course will help you to develop a wide range of industry relevant skills which will help to ensure that students are multi-skilled and well placed to pursue employment opportunities.Unlike degrees specialising in an area such TV, Radio or VFX, this course aims to equip you with advanced skills to compete in a range of mediums but notably areas of popular employment such as: drama, documentary and studio production, content creation, marketing, events, graphic design, advertising and corporate promotions.You will also be supported to pursue a work placement and develop your academic research and writing completing media theory and analysis. You will have access to new facilities in our Media Hub (MediaCity) where students have high spec editing suites, the latest industry software and professional grade camera, lighting and sound equipment. Alongside this, you will have use of a fully equipped TV studio with gallery, digital learning zone and photography studio with darkroom for your project’s needs."Over the two years, the course provided me with a fantastic network of contacts and opportunities with my peers and in industry. With the attentive teaching, support and group-based practical projects, you really feel part of a community of students and staff that really want you to grow. I graduate with a Distinction as a result. The benefits of this course include advanced editing with industry standard software and facilities - like Avid and Resolve. I have been trained with confidence from the experienced teachers and industry expert workshops, to ensure I leave fully prepared to start a lifelong media career" -Jack Clarke, foundation degree graduate.MODULE TITLES: YEAR ONE- Media Theory and Film Form- Introduction to TV and Broadcast Techniques- Introduction to Audio and Video Editing- Introduction to Audio Production- Content Creation- Multi-Media Advertising CampaignYEAR TWO- Media Ecologies- TV Drama Production- Media Employability and Industry Placement- Film Cinematography and Sound Design- Multi-Camera TV Production- Managing a Media Event

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Salford

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  • Campus address

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

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  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    133 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    47.0 47%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%



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