Taught course

Broadcast Media

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Media
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of lower second class (2:2) honours degree in any discipline - there is no requirement for prospective students to hold a first degree specifically in Broadcast Media, or another Media subject, as the level of theoretical and practical teaching and learning accounts for students who hold degrees from different disciplines; or substantial relevant working experience together with evidence of recent study.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This programme offers the opportunity to develop practical production skills while gaining a conceptual understanding of Broadcast Media production and the developing technologies, platforms and practices related to this Industry. Even within specific TV and Radio modules, you will examine how new and emerging technologies are impacting on Broadcast Media.

Modules:

  • Radio Studio: Strip formats and Magazine Programmes
  • Radio Live: Outside Broadcasts and ‘Remotes’
  • Broadcast Media Industry Practices
  • Multi-skilling for Television
  • TV Formats and Features
  • Research Skills and Methods

After completing the 6 x 20 credit modules, you will work on the:

  • Broadcast Media Project

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

PGCert

part time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511 000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513 111