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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

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International course fees
GBP 13450 per year

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About TV Production Technology at Nottingham Trent University

You'll be equipped with the skills required to work across a variety of technical roles within the TV production process, giving you breadth of experience whilst developing a specific area of expertise, with a strong portfolio of TV work.

This unique three-year programme provides you with the opportunity to study the art and science of TV production alongside local television station Notts TV. This gives you the opportunity to graduate with a range of broadcast credits on your CV, enhancing your employability in the TV industry.

You'll learn how to develop and produce content in an industry-standard TV studio and gallery working with broadcast-standard equipment in a range of genres such as entertainment, factual and game shows. You'll also develop the skills and abilities required to shoot and record content on location, working in the genre of documentary and factual programming, enabling you to master the technological skills required when working with camera, lighting and audio equipment.

You'll study how to edit video and audio together using industry-standard software, including Avid Media Composer and the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as exploring the art of motion graphics, colour correction and soundtrack production.

How you're taught

You'll learn about a broad range of disciplines including areas such as camera and lighting operation and workflow, broadcast regulation, DPP standards, transmission, studio operation and broadcasting live from different locations.

Teaching and learning experiences will include lectures, seminars, group tutorials, academic tutorials, workshops, presentations and pitches, visiting industry professionals, team working and independent study.

Alongside this, you'll develop employability skills that will enable you to design and shoot documentaries and TV shows, direct live TV and gain employment within the TV industry.

In addition, you'll complete a self-directed technology investigation on a subject of your own interest.

Degree Show

In your final year you will exhibit your work as part of Confetti's Degree Show. This event includes all final year students across Confetti's courses and is a great platform for you to showcase your work to key influencers across the creative industries.

Careers and employability

Upon successful completion, you'll have the option to progress to Confetti's MA Creative Technologies or MSc Creative Technologies, apply for internships or job roles within industry.

Typical job roles in industry might include:

  • camera operator
  • cameras assistant
  • gaffer
  • DIT
  • auto cue operator
  • vision mixer
  • director
  • floor runner
  • edit assistant
  • offline-editor
  • online-editor
  • colour grader

You will also be able to run live productions from out in the field, and have an understanding of broadcast regulations and how to apply these to productions.


On this course you'll study at Confetti's Space2. You'll have access to:

  • Industry-standard cameras from Sony and Blackmagic
  • 25 seat media production lab running Avid and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • 25 seat screening room with Dolby Atmos audio facilities
  • 37m2 green screen VFX studio with VFX infinity curve screen
  • 144m2 studio space with industry-standard digital video cameras and full lighting rig
  • Broadcast spec production gallery with 4K production facilities

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Notes about fees for this course

The tuition fee for UK home students joining NTU in 2018/19 on a full-time undergraduate/foundation degree programme, will be £9,250.

The fee for those who have a year-long placement as part of a sandwich course, or spend a year studying or working abroad will be published here once confirmed.

The University reviews its tuition fees each year. The fees for Home (UK / EU) undergraduate students for 2018-19 are £9250. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances the current expectation is that the University’s current fee of £9250 per annum may increase for subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.

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