Taught course

Video, Audio and Social Technologies

University of Salford · School of Media, Music and Performance

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 honours degree. Degree must contain significant elements of media technology and production. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional 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 parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Video, Audio and Social Technologies at Salford:

  • Based at MediaCityUK
  • Developed with advice from North West broadcast companies
  • Great job prospects in an expanding area of future media

Course Summary

You will learn advanced practical production skills alongside developing an understanding of the technologies that underpin future digital media and the production process. After all, digital media technologies are not just a tool, they are also a driver for creativity in many industries. You will learn a set of specialist skills across a range of future media technologies, including audio applications, social technologies, post production practices, and distribution of digital content. You will have live briefs working with industry during the course through your project work.

Suitable For

Graduates from a degree discipline that contains significant elements of media technology and production. We expect students to already have experience of recording studio practice and video production and post production techniques.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.5 band score or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £922 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

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

For more information please see our funding section

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12-16 months


full time
9-12 months
part time
18-24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545