Digital Television Technology is a course aimed at students aspiring to work in the world’s television and broadcasting industry. This course teaches students the more technical side of television so that employment in technical operations, technology deployment, and broadcast engineering is possible.
Ravensbourne students are uniquely placed with opportunities to apply their skills whilst studying with respected industry clients and partners, which include The Royal Shakespeare Company. Furthermore, Ravensbourne students graduate into extremely exciting job roles within the global television community that include working on Winter and Summer Olympics.
The course covers: audio, video, broadcasting, data networks, computing, infrastructure and systems, and outside broadcasting. Students develop an understanding of: technical roles within television, technologies in use in television and broadcasting, and fundamental principles of broadcast engineering.
Students acquire these skills via project-based learning across a variety of disciplines that include: sound, acoustics, cameras, outside broadcasting, events, studio production, satellites, networking, streaming, and new emerging technologies.
The Digital Television Technology course provides our students with an enviable level of creative and technical freedom to harness emerging broadcast technologies in collaboration with industry organisations. Ravensbourne is a Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Student Chapter. This provides students and staff an opportunity to engage with its respected international members in a variety of collaborative ways.