BA (Hons) Television direct entry (Year 3) degree course will encourage you to think and work creatively and professionally on practical production work across drama and factual genres.
This ScreenSkills-accredited course strikes a balance between gaining technical production skills and developing your creative practice through teamwork.
We have strong links to the creative and media industries in Scotland and beyond, which are embedded in our teaching and learning. And with direct entry to Year 3, we support students from Further Education to succeed at university.
The programme reflects the converging worlds of broadcast television, film, journalism and new media, providing a distinctive and high-quality undergraduate experience.
The course provides a work-based learning module, dedicated to help students gain work experience in the industry.
This award-winning course was nominated as one of the top three universities in Scotland for Film Production and Photography in the Guardian University Awards 2017.
This course is industry recognised by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based industries and carries the ScreenSkills quality-mark for the purposes of indicating courses best suited to prepare students for a career in the screen industries.
The course is structured so that your individual qualities and interests can be identified and developed.This course is industry recognised by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based industries and carries the ScreenSkills Select endorsement which indicates courses best suited to prepare students for a career in the screen industries.
The course has very close links with industry and with a range of practitioners involved in all aspects of television and media production. Teaching staff also have direct personal experience.
In Year 3 you will study and engage with practical and theoretical approaches to TV production, linking directly to industry contexts. There is an emphasis on team work which reflects the collaborative nature of professional practices in television employment.