This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the specialist skills and advanced theory that apply to post-production practice. During your time with us, you will tackle self-directed and team-orientated industry briefs. This will give you a practical understanding of the creative processes, production workflow and industry techniques looked for by employers.
• Study at state-of-the-art facilities on our MediaCityUK campus
• Take your post-production skills to a professional standard
• Implement your knowledge through live briefs and opportunities for industry placements – this course is Creative-Skillset accredited.
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/media-production-post-production-for-tv
Media practitioners and students. You’ll find the course particularly valuable if you want to build on your knowledge of post-production and current media practice. The course also provides a direct pathway for progression from a number of our undergraduate courses.
On successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of creative and technical skills in your chosen specialism of media production.
The teaching of this course is comprised of seminars, workshops in storytelling and production practice, study of broadcast and editorial guidelines, independent research, collaborative project work and film screenings.
The aim is to support your learning with an effective blend of theory and creative practice and to encourage ownership of your learning through self-directed projects.
• Creative Development Projects
• Media Theory and Practice
• Collaborative Projects
• Advanced Production Practices
• Major Project: Practice Research Project
• Major Project: Dissertation
Methods of assessment depend on the module and elective pathway you are taking. They include:
• Creative projects portfolios and productions
• Live briefs
• Critical reflections
Each module has its own assessment package and this is structured appropriately to reflect the module content. Practical-based modules are assessed by project and a reflective critical evaluation.
This course is your route to careers across media. Roles could involve audio and video editing, special-effects work and audio dubbing. Past students have taken work placements with 360 Media, Granada, Sumners Post Production, Films @ 59, Flix Facilities and the BBC Natural History unit.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Candidates should have a good honours first degree, at 2:2 or above, covering relevant background to the course and be able to demonstrate a high level of familiarity with a range of production and post production techniques. It is anticipated that this shall be demonstrable via a show reel or portfolio.