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University of Salford

Wildlife Documentary Production

This course will allow students to learn the skills needed to produce professional wildlife documentaries and acquire specialist wildlife production techniques including long-lens and time-lapse photography and close-up sound recording. Students will benefit from industry masterclasses and field trips to animal habitats and their work will be expected to measure up to scientific, exhibition and broadcast standards. Past speakers include Sir David Attenborough.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.1 or above, in a relevant field. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed. Applicants will be interviewed and should be able to supply references if requested.

Course modules

Modules include: Creative development project; wildlife biology, ecology and behaviour; advanced production skills; wildlife research skills; practice research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes the following styles used within the course modules: reports; presentations; essay; practical project; research portfolio.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

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