FdSc Digital Video and Broadcast Production

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  • Objectives
    # One of very few Foundation Degrees in this subject area, especially with a technical emphasis and leading to a Science Foundation Degree # Programme delivered in conjunction with Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, Nottingham # Work-based learning incorporated through close links with Spool Films, Nottingham # Provides a blend of technical and creative skills necessary to work in the media industries.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements * Normally 80 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of two subjects at Advanced Level (or equivalent) * And * Normally Five GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalent), including English and Maths. However, we are also keen to talk to mature students (21+) who have relevant industry experience and/or relevant training but who do not meet the above formal qualifications. * BTEC Diploma/Certificate, Advanced VCE(s), Advanced GNVQ, Scottish Higher and Irish Leaving Certificate.
  • Academic title
    FdSc Digital Video and Broadcast Production
  • Course description
    FdSc Digital Video and Broadcast Production


    FdSc Digital Video and Broadcast Production offers students the opportunity to develop understanding, ability and the practical experience necessary to enter media related industries with a particular emphasis on digital video and broadcast production.

    The Foundation Degree has been designed to provide extensive opportunities for hands-on work, with a particular feature of this programme involving the development of digital video productions. Combined with an understanding of the technological principles, this programme equips students to enter the rapidly changing world of digital video and broadcast technology.

    Opportunities for employment:

        * Video Producer (TV, Film, WWW)
        * New Media Analyst
        * New Media Designer
        * Operational Engineer
        * System/Network Engineer
        * Broadcast Engineering.

    Four modules are studied in both Year One and Year Two, categorised into four main themes. The 'multimedia and Internet' theme focuses on multimedia production and the huge diversity of topics surrounding the Internet. The 'technology' theme provides the technical spine for the programme and incorporates a variety of technological and mathematical principles and techniques necessary for the study of media production. The 'video practice' theme looks at a range of practical issues associated with the development of moving images. The 'video production' theme looks at a range of production and contextual issues associated with moving images.

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