University of South Wales
What will you study?
BA (Hons) Media Production
The first year in the south wales university is you studying the practical work of media production. Modules focused on concept development and an introduction to script writing, video, audio / sound design and interactive design and construction. This would be balanced with a theory module to help develop your understanding of the industry. The focus of the first year is explore and develop your creativity and identify your chosen are in the industry of media.
Concept & Script Development
Visual Production Techniques – Studio & Location
Sound Design & Audio Production – 1
Interactive – Design & Construction
Critical Culture – One
Creative Analysis and Development
The second year you will develop and begin to favouritise in your preferred production, this would be roles on factual and fiction shots which you could specialise in. Also, you can develop in commercials, pro,os, and within interactive story-telling. You will also develop your formal practises for 'live' external client briefs which is vital.
Visual Production Techniques – Short Fiction
Sound Design & Audio Production – 2
Interactive – Storytelling
Client Brief – Professional Practice
Critical Culture – Two
Concept and Script Development
Between the second and third year. there is an opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience where you can be put into a placement for you to discover the industry and gain work experience before going into your third year of University for Media Production.
When students get into the third year, you are expected to provide an opportunity to provide and set up teams to complete your Major Projects. The Major Production is for students to focus on a specific area of interest and what students would like to proceed in. This will be supported by your personal essay which will provide the research basis for your approach and involvement.
Your practical work will be assessed through coursework and assignments, including a mix of group work and individual projects.
Cultural Context – Dissertation
Major Media Project – Development Package
Major Media Project – Production
Professional Freelance Practice