Course overview

  • Starts: Sept 2024
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Mode: Full time
  • Fees: UK: TBC / INT: £12,500

Ideal for: students keen to gain broadcast and media production practice.

Build the foundations for your future.

Our foundation diploma allows you to experience broadcast and media production practice to help you assess your strengths and confirm your specialist area of interest.

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Further Education course insight short

Meet Natalie, course leader for our Foundation studies programmes here at Ravensbourne and find out about the benefits of studying on this course.

Why study this foundation course?

You will receive practical guidance throughout, including interview preparation and how to best present your portfolio.

As well as higher education opportunities, we can help you find the right pathway to progress directly into internships or work.



The specifics



Below is the list of undergraduate courses you can progress to after completing this Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Media Production) course at Ravensbourne:

BA (Hons) Animation

BA (Hons) Digital Film Production

BA (Hons) Games Design

BA (Hons) Digital Television Production

BA (Hons) Digital Photography

BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production

 Find more information about our progression scheme.


Our facilities are open to every student

Our facilities are open to every student

One of the best things about our facilities is that they are open to all students no matter what course they are studying.

Watch the video and then scroll through the gallery to see what else you could use.

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Fashion atelier at Ravensbourne

Fashion atelier at Ravensbourne

Our spacious and well-equipped fashion atelier means that our fashion students learn traditional, technical and creative skills such as draping, pattern cutting and machine sewing. But not only that. They can also push creative limits by designing and printing their own materials using our industry-standard fabric printers.


TV Studio

Large fully equipped and industry-grade HDTV studio to equip students with the right technology to bring ideas to life.

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Production control rooms

State-of-the-art production control rooms featuring the very latest video and audio editing technology.

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TV gallery

We have a fully working, industry-standard TV studio, complete with gallery for undergraduates studying editing and production.

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Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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