BSc (with Honors) in TV and Media Production

Key points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: September

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Level 8 Degree

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 10,250 / year

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This course allows students to apply in a practical way the writing, editing, camera, sound and graphics skills that they will acquire over the four years, but also provides students with the theoretical and legal context for their work.

Students in this course will also benefit from the Institute’s recent investment in 4k cameras and a suite of digital media studios.

Special features

  • 60% of students’ contact time is practical.
  • 70% of the course is assessed by continuous assessment instead of exams.
  • Dedicated television and audio studio and editing facilities.
  • Editing package with all the latest animation and editing software (AVID, Adobe, ProTools).
  • Filming location on and off campus.

Career prospects

Graduates of this course will be equipped to:

  • Content design for interactive websites.
  • Investigate, plan and manage film and television productions.
  • Create motion graphics and visual effects according to the professional broadcast standard.
  • Understand the legal requirements associated with commissioning and transmission.

The range of career options open to graduates of this course is wide and includes roles such as: production manager; media content researcher; television director / producer; web developer or media entrepreneur.

Program structure

Semester 1:

  • Introduction to video production (part 1)
  • Introduction to media production (part 1)
  • Principles of light and sound (part 1)
  • Script writing (part 1)
  • Introduction to audio for visual media (part 1)
  • Visual culture (part 1)
  • Media technology (part 1)

Semester 2:

  • Introduction to video production (part 2)
  • Introduction to media production (part 2)
  • Principles of light and sound (part 2)
  • Script writing (part 2)
  • Introduction to audio for visual media (part 2)
  • Visual culture (part 2)
  • Media technology (part 2)

Semester 1:

  • Single camera video production (part 1)
  • TV studio production I (part 1)
  • Graphics and animation I (part 1)
  • Web technology (part 1)
  • Radio and audio post-production (part 1)
  • Production and writing for TV facts (part 1)

Semester 2:

  • Single camera video production (part 2)
  • TV studio production I (part 2)
  • Graphics and animation I (part 2)
  • Web technology (part 2)
  • Radio and audio postproduction (part 2)
  • Production and writing for TV facts (part 2)

Semester 1:

  • Location
  • Video production (part 1)
  • Making documentaries (part 1)
  • Television studio production II (part 1)
  • Production management (part 1)
  • Graphics and animation II (part 1)

Semestre 2:

  • Location
  • Video production (part 2)
  • Making documentaries (part 2)
  • Television studio production II (part 2)
  • Production management (part 2)
  • Graphics and animation II (part 2)

Semester 1:

  • Media culture (part 1)
  • Project (part 1)
  • Advanced research, writing and communications (part 1)
  • Media law (part 1)

Electives

  • Advanced graphics and editing (part 1)
  • Radio production (part 1)
  • Company (part 1)
  • Industrial Placement (part 1)

Semester 2:

  • Media culture (part 2)
  • Project (part 2)
  • Advanced research, writing and communication (part 2)
  • Advanced graphics and editing (part 2)

Electives

  • Radio production (part 2)
  • Company (part 2)
  • Industrial placement (part 2)

Admission requirements

  • Students must demonstrate that they have achieved a level of education in their home country that is equivalent to a High School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects.
  • Students must also have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.

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