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BA (Hons) Digital Television Production

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Digital Television Production is the study of all aspects of television production including broadcast and online media. This course features two pathways in either production or operations.

Both pathways on this degree will produce graduates who are highly skilled studio and location professionals who are able to work on multi or single-camera productions. 

You will learn a host of skills that can be applied to a variety of television genres including cameras, lighting and sound. The course is taught through a mix of practice and theory-based learning that includes lectures, workshops, seminars, projects and self-directed study and is led by industry experts who are often working in production and broadcast.

The production pathway is designed for those who want to make innovative television programming using a variety of distribution platforms, including social media.

The operations pathway will teach you about varied production techniques and digital operations, including the use of media asset management systems.


3 years full time

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Ravensbourne University London

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Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English) and also to hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK or international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 28 points or above

Selection criteria

For this course students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design.

We also welcome applicants who are able to demonstrate their abilities through the submission of a relevant portfolio showing their skills, abilities and suitability to the course.

When assessing if an applicant meets our entry requirements we may also consider the combination of a portfolio and academic qualifications, progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.

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Course structure

Assessment: You will be assessed through the completion of practical and written work including presentations, group projects and pitches.

Progression: Successful completion of this course can lead to postgraduate study in MA Moving Image.

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Year 1

You will build basic knowledge in traditional methods of broadcasting. Alongside this, you will learn about the television industry and develop an awareness of multi-platform delivery. You will cover studio drama techniques and both location and studio factual genres.

Year 2

You will apply the production skills and techniques gained in the first year with an emphasis on interactive audience behaviours and engagement. At the same time, you will continue to develop your own ideas and entrepreneurial skills.

Year 3

You will complete a live external brief and make a portfolio of self-initiated projects. This will help you to bring together a showreel of work to highlight your skills to industry. We ask you to show your contextual studies research in a long form dissertation.

Key study topics

  • TV Studio
  • Location shooting
  • Production and operations pathways
  • Interactive media and scripting
  • Producing for different genres

Top reasons to apply

  • High employability rates
  • A first-class education in live broadcasting
  • Fantastic resources and facilities
  • Small class sizes to enhance the student experience
  • Industry networking and work experience opportunities
  • Showcase your work at the Ravensbourne Degree show


  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Camera Operator
  • Vision Mixer
  • Studio Cameraman
  • News Cameraman
  • Graphics Operator
  • Sound Engineer
  • Floor Manager
  • Sound Recordists
  • Technologists
  • Start-up founders
  • Lighting Directors
  • Production Assistant


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