University of Chester

University of Chester

Broadcast Media

Our MA in Broadcast Media offers you the opportunity to develop and hone discipline-specific practical production skills, while gaining a theoretical understanding of the Broadcast Media Industry.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is a 1st degree; there is no requirement for prospective students to hold a 1st degree specifically in Broadcast Media, or another media subject, as the level of theoretical and practical teaching and learning accounts for students who hold degrees from different disciplines. Applications from non-traditional or mature students, with relevant professional experience, are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules: radio studio: strip formats and magazine programmes; radio live: outside broadcasts and �remotes�; broadcast media industry practices; multi-skilling for television; tv formats and features; research skills and methods; broadcast media 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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 7,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MA Full-time £ 4,140 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MA Part-time £ 460 per Credit module (home fees) 2 calendar years
PgDip Part-time - 2 calendar years

Campus details

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

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