Television and Video Technology BSc(Hons)
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Facts about Television and Video Technology
|Year of entry||2013|
|Application route||3 years full time: apply through UCAS (code HW66)
4 years full time including sandwich year: apply through UCAS (code HW6P)
4 years full time including foundation year: apply through UCAS (code P301)
6 years part time: apply direct to the University
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About this course
Why choose this course?
This interdisciplinary course focuses on the video, audio and broadcast technologies used in the television and video production industry. The course links the design and technology aspects of production, and will enable you to build up a portfolio of creative work based on your use and understanding of television and video equipment.
We aim to equip you with skills that will be useful to TV broadcasters or production companies right from the day you graduate.
You can choose to study Television and Video Technology BSc(Hons) on its own or in combination with Business. See the Course combinations section for more information.
What will you study?
Initially you will study the scientific principles and technologies necessary to understand video production and television studio equipment. You will then acquire an advanced knowledge and practical experience of video cameras, sound recording, studio broadcast techniques, lighting principles, video and broadcast electronics, audio and video signal processing, multimedia and internet broadcast technologies, non-linear editing, visual effects and compositing, interactive television and other relevant topics.
Find out more about the teaching on this course by watching a video of senior lecturer Susan Scotcher:
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.
Please note: the modules listed provide a guide only. The subject matter will be similar, but module titles are under review.
- Light, Sound and Motion
- Visual Thinking
- Introductory Electronics
- Visual Structures
- Instrumentation Principles for Media Technology
- Fundamentals of Computer Imagery
- Introductory Film Production
- Option module
- Broadcast Science
- Video Cameras and Lighting
- Project Design and Investigation Skills
- Film and Television Studies
- Digital Moving Images
- Multimedia Design
- Media and Broadcast Electronics
- Option modules
- Digital Media Editing and Compositing
- Sound and Vision
- Broadcast Technologies
- Advanced Multimedia Design
- Option modules
Related to this course:
Andres, a second-year student of the Television and Video Technology BSc(Hons) was voted the winner of the Best Documentary or Experimental film category for 20-25 year olds. Find out more and watch Andre's film
Honorary Doctorate of Kingston University and Group Leader for Advanced Hybrid Control at Jaguar Land Rover, Paul Darnell, says he is optimistic for students completing their degrees. Find out more.