What will I learn?

The Foundation Year in Media is offered as an entry route to a media degree for those who don't yet meet the entry requirements for degree-level study. You enrol on a four-year course, which includes the one-year foundation course. If you complete this year successfully you progress directly onto our three-year media degree courses listed below. The number of students who progress to degree study are very high - in fact some of these students have gone on to become some of our most successful graduates.


Our BA Television and Digital Production has been developed with industry experts to give you one of the most practical and career-focused television production degrees in the UK. Using our state-of-the-art television studio, industry standard Avid editing suites and top of the range equipment, you’ll get to grips with everything you need to know about broadcasting, streaming, and video on demand. You’ll also learn to write scripts and develop formats as you get hands-on experience of making a range of programmes, from sitcoms, dramas and documentaries to game shows, children’s television, chat shows and everything in between.

You’ll get the support you need to succeed in your studies and join next generation of studio and location directors, producers, camera operators, sound and lighting technicians, editors, researchers and production managers. Our recent graduates have started their careers with the likes of the BBC, Endemol, ITV, Disney, Sky TV, E4, Tiger Lily Films, MTV, Lime Pictures, Talkback Thames, Shine Group, all3 Media, October Films, Sundog Pictures, IMG Sport, Applause Store, NRK, Arena Television and National Geographic.


All assessment is designed to prepare you for a career in TV and digital production. You will be assessed on areas such as production work, scripts, treatments, format ideas, and other creative and professional tasks. There are no exams. You will receive regular feedback on your projects from your tutors as well as fellow students.


BA Television and Digital Production has been awarded the ScreenSkills Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries. The ScreenSkills Tick is awarded to practice-based courses which best prepare students for a career in the industry.


The UK television industry, with over 50,000 employees, is one of the strongest in the world. The creative media industries workforce earn 24% more than the average income of the UK working population.

Because of the diverse nature of the degree, a wide range of exciting television and digital production roles will be open to you.

Our recent graduates have worked on such shows as The X Factor, The Only Way is Essex, Geordie Shore, Big Brother, Celebrity Juice, The Circle, Grand Designs, Location, Location, Location and Masterchef.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (14,45,476) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

October 2022


Hendon Campus

The Burroughs,



NW4 4BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have achieved SAT scores of 550 on each part. They must have also completed either High School diploma with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 or International Baccalaureate Diploma.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.