Taught course

Media Production: TV Drama Production

University of Salford · School of Media, Music and Performance

Entry requirements

Suitable for Graduates with an Honours degree or relevant experience in the broadcast or communications industries. You should want to develop your skills in specialist areas of drama production. 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


Course content

3 good reasons to study Media Production: TV Drama Production at Salford:

  • Learn cutting-edge production techniques using the latest technologies on our MediaCityUK campus
  • Combine elective modules to suit your specialism
  • Collaborate with the broadcast industry through live-industry briefs and media projects.

Course Summary

This course will equip you with innovative creative skills in the exciting field of TV Drama Production.

During your time with us, you will learn specialist production crafts and gain a detailed knowledge of the fiction form.

You will receive informed, professional guidance throughout the course. To unlock your full creative potential, you will also collaborate with other students on production projects and team-up to form production teams.

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 2014-15

Full-time £7,000

Full-time International £11,170

Full-time PgDip £4,667

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,000

Full-time International £12,500

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


full time
12-16 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
+44 (0) 161 295 4646