Taught course

Media Production: Children's TV Production

Institution
University of Salford · School of Media, Music and Performance
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

This course is ideal if you are already working in media, you are an aspiring programme maker seeking to move into children’s television / media content production, or you are looking to advance your career, re-skill or build upon the studies you completed as an undergraduate. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/tradiational entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certified Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Media Production: Children's TV Production at Salford:

  • Connect and engage with children’s media producers, including BBC Children’s Television and the Children’s Media Conference
  • Study at our state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of MediaCityUK
  • Industry collaborations through live media projects.

Course Summary

This course will equip you with creative-content and production skills in the exciting field of children’s programming.

You will develop an in-depth understanding of what it is that children and young people want to watch, why they watch certain programmes, films and moving images, and how they view them. You will also learn how to apply your knowledge to the production of creative content for this age group.

Throughout your time with us, you will be encouraged to develop your own creative ideas to a professional standard. Being based in the heart of MediaCityUK, and next door to BBC Children’s, this course will provide you with many opportunities to learn alongside, and engage with, experienced industry producers and practitioners in children’s content production.

At the end of the course, you will have gained a thorough, practice-based knowledge of the media industry, with particular emphasis on children’s creative content production.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,000

Full-time PgDip £4,668

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646