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BBC Learning: online learning, support and advice. media studies.


The British Film and Television Production and Post Production (FaTCaT)Directory. comprehensive list of training courses across the United Kingdom.


Graduate programmes in the UK and Ireland: Radio, Television and Film.


Media Courses and Multimedia Courses Directory. Produced by the British Film Institute (bfi) and Skillset. The Media Courses and Multimedia Courses Directory gives details of 5460 courses across the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Media courses including television. "Co-published with Skillset, it provides comprehensive and reliable information both for those needing professional upgrading and anyone contemplating a career shift.”


South-West Screen. Media courses available in the UK South West region.





Aberystwyth, University of Wales.
Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Film and Television.
BA (Hons) Media and Communications.
MA Television Studies.
higher degrees by research.
PhD Television Studies available.


Art Institute at Bournemouth (awarding body: Surrey Institute of Art and Design).
BA (Hons) Acting for Theatre, Film and Television.


University of Wales, Bangor.
BA (Hons) Journalism and Media Studies.


Bath Spa University College.
School of Music and Performing Arts.
Media Communications (including television). undergraduate programme.


Birkbeck College, University of London
MA History of Film and Visual Media.
MA (Res) History of Film and Visual Media.
PhD/MPhil Film/Television/Media available.


University of Birmingham.
MPhil in History, Film and Television.


Bournemouth Media School at Bournemouth University.
BA (Hons) Communication and Media.
BA (Hons) Interactive Media Production.
BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Film and Television.
BA (Hons) Television Production.


University of Bradford.
School of Informatics.
BA Media Studies (with Television).


University of Brighton
MSc in Digital TV Management and Production.


University of Bristol.
Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television.
MA Composition of Music for Film and Television.
MA Film and Television Production.
MA Television Studies.


British Film Institute.
bfi Education currently offers the following distance learning courses for teachers (including, introduction to media education).


Brunel University
School of Arts.
Film and television studies.

BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
Research in television studies (as well as film studies) is coordinated by Screen Media Research Centre.


Canterbury Christ Church, University College.
Department of Media.
BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Culture, Arts and Media.
BA/BSc (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies.
BA/BSc (Hons) Radio, Film and Television Studies.
MA Media Production.


University of Central England (UCE).
BTEC/HND Media and Communications.
BA (Hons) Media and Communications (Television and Video).
MA media and communications programme.


University of Central Lancaster.
Film and Media Studies homepage.
BA (Hons) Television Studies. Combined and joint honours.


University College, Chester.
BA (Hons) Media (Television Production).


Coventry University
Short/Lifelong learning course: Introduction to Film and Television Scriptwriting.
BA (Hons) Communication, Culture and Media.
BA (Hons) Screen Studies (Film, Television and New Media).


De Montfort University (DMU).
media courses at DMU.
BSc Broadcast Technology.
BSc Media Production.
BA Media Studies.
MSc Digital Television and Video Technology (starting 2006).
MA Television Scriptwriting.


University of Derby.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.


Dublin City University.
course in Social History and TV Drama.


University of Dundee.
television and imaging degree programmes.


University of East Anglia.
School of Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
postgraduate research degrees available.


East 15 Acting School (University of Essex).
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Acting.
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Acting for Film, Television and Radio.


Edge Hill.
BA (Hons) Film Studies with Film and Television Production.


Edinburgh College of Art
Centre for Visual and Cultural Studies.
undergraduate programme.


University of Glamorgan.
School of Humanities and Social Science
Course list, including:
BA (Hons) Media Studies.


University of Glasgow
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
MPhil Screen Studies.


Glasgow Caledonian University
Division of Media, Language and Leisure Management.
BA Media and Communications.


Glasgow Metropolitan College
HND Television Operations and Production.


Goldsmith’s College, University of London.
Department of Media and Communications.
BA (Hons) International Media.
BA (Hons) Media and Communications.
BA (Hons) Media and Modern Literature.
MA Media and Communications.
MA Scriptwriting.
MA Television Journalism.
MA Transnational Communications and Global Media.

University of Huddersfield
BA (Hons) Media and Television Production.


The Institute of Education, University of London.
School of Culture, Language and Communication.
MA Media, Culture and Communication.


James Watt College of Further and Higher Education.
HND Communications with Media.


University of Kent at Canterbury
Film homepage.
BA (Hons) Film Studies (with option courses in television).


Kingston University, London
BA (Hons) Television: Design and Production.
BA (Hons) Television Studies (subject to validation).
MA Composing for Film and Television.
MA Production Design for Film and Television.
MA Screen Design for Film and Television (Motion Graphics).


University of Leeds.
Institute of Communications Studies.
undergraduate courses, including BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism.
BA (Hons) Cinema, Photography and Television.
postgraduate courses, including, MA Scriptwriting in Television.


Mary Immaculate College and University of Limerick
MA: Irish Media Studies
Commencing September 2007


University of Lincoln.
BA (Hons) Digital and Interactive Television.
BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communications.
BA (Hons) Media Production.
BSc Media Technology.
BA (Hons) Television and Film Design.


University of Liverpool BA (Hons) English and Communication Studies.
MA Politics and the Mass Media.


Liverpool John Moores University
BA (Hons) American Studies and Media and Cultural Studies.
BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies.
BA (Hons) Media Professional Studies.


London Drama School.
Part-time evening course (foundational): TV Presenting and Acting for the Camera.


University of Luton.
MA Media, Culture and Technology.


University of Manchester.
Centre of Screen Studies.


Manchester Metropolitan University.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Film, Television and Cultural Studies.
BA (Hons) Writing with Film and Television Studies.


Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.
Media and Communications Studies.


National Film and Television School.

The National Film and Television School, based in Beaconsfield just outside London, offers training in all areas of filmmaking for drama, documentary and animation.


University College, Northampton.
media and moving image education courses and training.


University of Nottingham.
American and Canadian Studies (television courses available).


The Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism at Nottingham Trent University.
undergraduate and postgraduate courses in television journalism.


The Open University Distance Learning
cultural and media studies (undergraduate and post-graduate programmes available).
MA in Cultural and Media Studies (taught degree).
film and television history.
transformations in media culture.


University of Paisley.
media courses.


University of Portsmouth
BA (Hons) Media Studies.


University of Reading.
undergraduate prospectus: Film, Theatre and Television, including BA (Hons) Television and English; and BA (Hons) Television and Film & Theatre.
postgraduate courses available.


Roehampton University.
School of Arts.
undergraduate courses. Includes
BA/BSc (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
BA/BSc (Hons) Television Studies.
MPhil/PhD Film and Television Studies.


Royal Holloway, University of London.
Department of Media Arts.
BA (Hons) Media Arts.
MA Producing Film and Television.
MA Screenwriting for TV and Film.


College of St Mark and St John (Marjon).
BA (Hons) Media Studies.


St Mary’s College, Twickenham.
BA (Hons) Film and Television.


University of Salford.
BA (Hons) Television and Radio.
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Television Documentary Production.
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Television and Radio Scriptwriting (two years part-time).


Sheffield Hallam University.
School of Cultural Studies.
undergraduate and postgraduate courses in film and media studies.


Southampton Institute.
Media, Arts and Society homepage.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Television and Video Production.


Staffordshire University.
Faculty of Arts, Media and Design.
undergraduate programmes available in film, journalism and broadcast media, including, BA (Hons) Film, Television and Radio Studies.
BA (Hons) Television and Radio Documentary.


University of Sunderland
School of Arts, Design, Media and Culture.
BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communications.
BA (Hons) Media Production (Television and Radio).
MA Media and Cultural Studies.
MA Media Production (TV and Radio).


University of Sussex.
Media Studies.
BA (Hons) Media Studies.


University of Wales, Swansea.
Department of Media and Communication Studies.
BA (Hons) Screen Studies.


Swansea Institute
BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies.


Technology Innovation Centre (UCE Birmingham)
BSc (Hons) Television Technology and Production.


University of Ulster.
School of Media and Performing Arts.
school courses, including BA (Hons) Media Studies.
BA (Hons) Films Studies and Media Studies.


University of Wales, Cardiff.
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.
Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.


University of Warwick.
Department in Film and Television Studies.
BA (Hons) Film with Television Studies.
MA Film and/or Television Studies.
MPhil/PhD Film and/or Television Studies.


University of the West of England.
School of Cultural Studies and Media.
BA (Hons) Cultural and Media Studies.
MA Cultural and Media Studies.


University of Westminster.
Television at the School of Media, Arts and Design.
BA (Hons) Media Studies.
Television Production on the BA Media Production.
Westminster Film School.
Courses include,
BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice.
BA (Hons) Film and Television Production.
MA Film and Television: Theory, Culture and Industry.
MA Screenwriting and Producing for Film and Television.