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Media Production with Integrated Foundation Year - University of Sunderland

**This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Media Production course, with an integrated foundation year. Get practical training in TV and radio. Pitch to industry professionals and go on air on award-winning radio. Join a Creative Skillset Tick awarded course which best prepares you for a career in the industry.** Discover your specialism, or become a master of all trades. On this practical based course, you’ll undertake a series of projects, making full use of the University’s TV studios, radio studios, editing suites and other facilities to discover your specialism. Work alongside BBC Newcastle journalists, take a placement with Made in Tyne & Wear or volunteer on internationally award-winning Spark; all based in our dedicated Media Centre. In the first year – the foundation year – you will study five modules; a module about the foundations of art, design, performance and media production, an essential study skills module, a foundation project module, practical numeracy skills, and an introduction to creative practice module. After completion of this foundation year, you will then move onto the Media Production honours degree course. Supported by our experienced experts, you’ll connect with industry, develop and pitch ideas to industry practitioners and undertake placements to build your network. Our students have taken advantage of our relationships with BBC, Capital FM, Sunderland AFC, Tyne Tees Television, Made in Tyne & Wear and various production companies. In your final year, you’ll produce a major piece of work in your chosen medium. This involves pitching and developing proposals and delivering a finished piece to professional standards. You’ll also choose one of three routes which will lead to your final degree title – so you can show off your specialism. Choose from: - BA (Hons) Media Production - BA (Hons) Media Production (TV) - BA (Hons) Media Production (Radio) Come and find out why we were awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, and how we will prepare you for a career in the industry.