This course is part of the digital, media, film and broadcast engineering cluster of BSc degrees. It focuses on the technical aspects of audio and TV outside broadcasting, and the emerging practices that relate to the internet and delivery of media via internet protocols.
It has been developed with the support of Sports Video Group Europe (SVGE), CTV, Sky and ESPN. SVGE supports the professional sports broadcasting community in Europe comprising professional sports leagues, major broadcasters, webcasters, OB companies, manufacturers and technology providers. SVG helps them turn their aims and visions into reality through implementing new technology and innovations.
This course will give you a broad-based understanding of broadcast technology, together with an in-depth knowledge of outside broadcasting. You will also consolidate transferable skills in technological and theoretical concepts, research and analysis, problem-solving and collaboration. You will learn how to provide, operate and maintain all the technical systems used on an outside broadcast, including power systems, internet protocols, communications, satellite links and radio cameras. We have excellent relationships with industry, including the BBC, BT, the Sports Video Group and others.
Ravensbourne has an international reputation for training broadcast engineers, and our engineering students are highly sought after. After graduation, you can expect to work in a variety of outside broadcast environments, supporting news operations, sports coverage, live music events, product launches or theatrical performances. Because this course is accredited by both Creative Skillset and BKSTS (British Kinematograph, Sound and Television Society), you will be choosing a course that has the approval of the broadcast industry.
Your learning will be focused on tutorials, practical exercises and projects guided by teaching staff and external broadcasting professionals.