University of Chester

University of Chester

Multiplatform Production

Our programme offers you the opportunity to develop and hone discipline-specific practical production skills, while gaining a theoretical understanding of production for a variety of media platforms. For those who have aspirations to work in the creative media industries, this programme offers the opportunity to develop a variety of practical production skills while gaining a conceptual understanding of the developing technologies, platforms and practices related to the media industry. You will explore the synergies and connections between different media platforms and technologies. This course could appeal to those students who enjoy more practice-based learning, especially as students must produce a practical project for their final assessment.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is a 1st degree; there is no requirement for prospective students to hold a 1st degree specifically in media, as the level of theoretical and practical teaching and learning accounts for students who hold degrees from different disciplines.

Course modules

Modules include: New media practices; radio studio: strip formats and magazine programmes; multiplatform industry practices; radio live: outside broadcasts and remotes; multi-skilling for television; television formats and features; major production project.

Assessment methods

There are a range of individual and group practical and written assignments with many of the modules using industry-focused briefs for assessments; these kind of assessments require students to consider many key aspects of broadcast production such as audience, compliance and cost.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Warrington Campus Warrington WA2 0DB North West

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Key information

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