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Media Production [with Placement year] BA (Hons)


What will I learn?

**Train as a media production specialist. Whether you want to develop expertise across a range of media or specialise in a particular industry, our Media Production degree will support your professional development.**Our BA (Hons) Media Production course is a broad-based degree responding to the way we increasingly create, think and work across media.In this ‘post-medium’ age where distinctions between different media practices blur, we'll challenge, inform, inspire and prepare you to work within and across areas including photography, moving image, and sound.This new course is designed to support your development as a media specialist, creating engaging content for TV, film, radio, podcasts, social media and online platforms.As a student at ARU in Cambridge, you'll learn from experienced filmmakers, television producers, media specialists and technical officers in our industry-standard facilities. You’ll work closely with other students on your course, and those from other creative courses, as well as your lecturers. It's a great way to gain essential skills in teamwork and collaboration.The impact of our Communication, Cultural & Media Studies research achieved 'world-leading' in the Research Excellence Framework 2021.**Industry-standard facilities**As part of your studies at ARU, you’ll have access to all of our creative industries facilities including:- Film studio with overhead lighting, tracks, dollies and green screen- Multi-camera television studio with modular set panels and modern set dressing- Full range of location kit from 4K digital cameras, professional lighting, to Steadicam- Sound-recording equipment for location filming- Editing suites with Da Vinci Resolve and the full Adobe Creative Cloud software suite- Finishing suite with audio monitoring and grading panels- Aaton Cameras and Steenbeck editors for 16mm film production- Motion capture equipmentAs one of our students you'll also have access to all our other art, design and creative industries facilities and equipment.**Careers**As a Media Production graduate, you could pursue a career as a social media manager, a director, producer, journalist, broadcast, content manager, editor, blogger and more.While developing your creativity and technical competence, you’ll also have honed transferable skills such as research, teamwork, pitching, presenting and communicating ideas, problem solving, resourcefulness, and risk management.Graduation doesn't have to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters degree, such as our MA Film and Television Production. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

Which department am I in?

Cambridge School of Creative Industries

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

11 September 2023


Cambridge Campus

East Road,



CB1 1PT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have one year of a 4-year Bachelors course (a minimum of 30 credit/study hours completed) with a CGPA of 2.7. Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

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


About Anglia Ruskin University

Placing within the top 350 institutions in the world, the multicultural Anglia Ruskin University is home to students from more than 185 countries.

  • Among the top 20 universities for its teaching excellence
  • Investment of GBP 100 million in facilities
  • Study options are closely aligned to industry needs
  • Libraries open 24/7

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