Broadcast Production Television & Radio

Course details





Start Date

September 2020


BA (Hons)

About the course

UWS’s BA (Hons) Broadcast Production: TV and Radio programme will prepare you for success in the broadcast industry.

Led by experienced teaching staff, the course combines theory and practice-based learning to give you a thorough understanding of television, radio and other modern digital media.

You’ll work in UWS’s radio and television studios, which feature the latest broadcasting facilities and digital sound and video editing suites, helping you develop the practical skills in demand.

  • This programme will prepare you for a wide range of careers in the broadcasting industry.
  • You’ll learn how to create and produce television, radio and other modern digital media.
  • The technology available in UWS’s radio and television studios will help you develop up-to-the-minute practical skills.
  • Guest lectures from industry professionals, placement opportunities and field visits will provide an insight into the broadcast industry.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: BBC (75 UCAS Tariff points)
  • GCE A-Levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3H3H4 or H3H4H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points with 3 subjects at HL
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB with Higher English or Comm4 and Literature 1
  • SQA HNC / BTEC HNC level 4: Advertising & PR (for SQA HNCs, with Grade A in the Graded Unit)
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tariff points) including English plus SQA National 5 (Grade C, or above) / Standard Grade (Credit) Maths
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including English or Equivalent
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Communication with Media or Interactive Media or Media Analysis & Production or Sound Production or Radio Production or Creative Industries (Television) or Creative Industries (Radio) or another relevant discipline 
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Communication or Media or Interactive Media or Communication with Media or Media Analysis & Production or Sound Production or Radio Production or Creative Industries (Television) or Creative Industries (Radio) or another relevant discipline

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)


We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

Guide to clearing

We have put together a page to help you understand clearing and where you are on your clearing journey

If you have any questions you can email us at

Clearing 2020

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