Foundation Degree in Television Production (2 years) - Foundation Degree
Amersham & Wycombe College
Amersham Campus, Stanley Hill, Amersham, HP7 9HN
Tel: 01494 735555
Fax: 01494 735566
Head of Faculty: Jayne Watson
This course is designed for
individuals who would like to develop skills for prospective careers
television production. The course is primarily practical
In nature, but is underpinned by theoretical elements that relate to video and television production.
Students will develop the skills required to work within the industry via hands-on experience and tutoring. As part of a production team, students are encouraged to develop various programmes from concept to screen. Programmes are produced within a professional context using our excellent facilities, a state of the art multi camera TV studio with professionally equipped gallery and post-production facilities.
Students develop an understanding of the conceptual framework by which professional television programmes are produced, and are encouraged to incorporate their work into the context of 21st century cultural and political issues.
Specialist facilities and resources:
- The course is taught in the
College's fully equipped four-camera television studio
- This is liked to our state of the
art production gallery
- Students have access to extensive
editing facilities, primarily using Apple Final Cut
- Studio which is taught by
extensively qualified Apple certified trainers
- Students also have access to Avid
editing suites and PCs running Adobe Premiere Pro
- Students work in groups of 10-15
on ‘live' programmes, and are tutored by an extensively
experienced professional director.
This course will enhance students' employment prospects, and will develop understanding of the roles of the many professionals involved television production. For further study, students could choose to progress onto a further year of study to complete a BA (Hons) degree.