Broadcast Production Television & Radio

Course details

Campus(es)

Ayr

UCAS Code

P391

Start Date

September 2018

Degree

BA (Hons)

About the course

Our BA (Hons) Broadcast Production degree course will prepare you for success in the broadcast industry by teaching you how to create, produce and understand television, radio and other modern digital media.

You will work in the UWS radio and television studios using the latest broadcasting facilities and digital sound and video editing suites. The course incorporates excellent teaching staff with professional guest lectures and work placement opportunities. 

There will also be field visits to major national and international media organisations including the BBC and Glasgow’s Film City. You will also have the opportunity to broadcast on the campus radio station as part of this course, as well as other opportunities to gain hands-on practical experience working in live media.

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: BBBC (102 UCAS Tariff points)
  • GCE A-Levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points with 4 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 
  • 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 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
  • 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

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UCAS Track

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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)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

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.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

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

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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