Film and Television Production, BSc Hons

Film and Television Production, BSc Hons

This programme offers a broad base to production and post production including camera, studio roles, editing skills, digital compositing and visual effects. Presentation, design, animation and techniques for motion graphics are also included.

It affords the opportunity to acquire both the latest techniques and traditional skills in television and film production and post-production. On successful completion of this programme students would be able to: demonstrate proficiency in camera and studio techniques, analyse, design, and create motion graphics and visual effects, produce and manage assets in a variety of media (film, text, image, animation, sound, video).

Individuals will work independently and as part of a team, utilising emerging technologies related to the production and post-productions industries to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates a strong technical, social, ethical and legal awareness for the entertainment industry.

The following is an indication of current programme content. However, the rapidly changing nature of the subject area means that both the courses offered, and individual course content, may vary in future years.

UCAS code



Creative Professions & Digital Arts


Greenwich Campus


3 years full-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A minimum of 320 UCAS points

FROM A-levels in a relevant discipline such as film, television editing, art, photography, media or English, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSE English and mathematics at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications such as Key Skills level 2.

  • Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.
  • Suitable candidates may be invited to interview.  

Specialist equipment/facilities

HD multi camera TV studio, sound stage, digital editing rooms, location cameras, DSLR technology, lighting and digital sound equipment.


Assessment is through practical production work, with supported written individual documentation/research and practical project work. Creative Skillset benchmarks for production areas are used as a guide throughout the courses.

Career options

Possible careers include studio and location camera work, editing/post production, motion graphic design, TV and commercial work, web animation, video compositing and special effects and multimedia design and production.

Course content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Craft Skills (15 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to TV Studio (30 credits)
  • Principles of Film and Television (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Portfolio Production & Professional Practice (15 (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Craft Skills (30 credits)
  • Professional Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • Two options from: Broadcast Production (15; TV Studio; Post Production Design; Sound Design; 3D Animation (60 credits)

Year 3

  • CDT Project (60 credits)
  • Industry Practice and Portfolio Development (30 credits)
  • One option from: Broadcast Post Production (15*; Post Production Effects; Advanced Lighting; Advanced Sound for Production; Computing, Education & Communication (30 credits)

*Negotiable option - this option requires staff approval based on assessment of GPA and attendance before acceptance for the courses.

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