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TV degrees at UCA

Television degrees
at UCA

Our BA and MA television degrees are designed to help you get into TV production. Whether you want to become an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, editor, designer or camera operator, or to work in drama, news, entertainment or documentaries, we'll give you the skills and knowledge you need.

Packed with a wealth of opportunities to gain hands-on experience and develop vital connections, our television courses all have strong links within the thriving UK television and industry, which has created some of the world’s most celebrated productions.

Our core TV Production course is even taught from dedicated facilities inside Maidstone Television Studios and accredited by Screenskills Select, giving you the chance to develop professional-level skills live on the studio floor.

 

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Careers in
Television

After graduating from one of our television degrees, you'll have the skills and contacts to launch your career in a range of areas in the industry, including:

  • Acting
  • TV or film directing
  • Video editing
  • Producing
  • Production design
  • Camera operation
  • Sound design
  • Location management
  • Independent filmmaking
  • Screenwriting
  • Distributing
  • Exhibiting
  • DIT operation
  • Lighting and camera operation
  • Sound operation
  • Experimental film and video creation
  • Digital photography
  • Costume design
  • Set design
  • Wardobe
  • Prop making and design

Industry ready

Our television courses offer the professional facilities and experience you need to enter a rapidly growing industry where the rise of streaming services is creating a wealth of new opportunities for graduates.

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Our BA (Hons) TV Production students film their end of year projects at Maidstone TV Studios.

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Students at Farnham work in our state of the art Film and Media Centre, with specialist facilities for audio and video capture, control rooms, a dubbing theatre, rehearsal and performance spaces.

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Our BA (Hons) Design for Theatre & Screen course has studio spaces for set building, costume and prop-making, as well as 3D making facilities, including ceramic, wood and metal workshops, laser cutting and rapid prototyping.

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In 2020, our students worked on a COVID-secure set to record the second series of This Time with Alan Partridge at Maidstone TV Studios.

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Each year, we’re privileged to be able to share our graduates’ incredible work with the world. And now’s your chance to take a look.

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Hennie Clough
Hennie Clough

"I was able to build up my CV while studying so that, when I left university, I already had a lot of experience and was able to start my journey in television straight away." Hennie Clough, BA (Hons) Television Production

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