This freestanding, self-contained year, is open to students from the University and can be taken after Stage 2 or 3 (that is, between your second and final year, or after your final year)
The course gives you an unrivalled opportunity to spend a year working at KMTV, a commercial Ofcom-licensed television station. It’s a great way to add a year of real work experience to your CV while learning how to make content for TV, online and social media channels alongside experienced professionals.
Your assessments will include building a practical portfolio of content produced individually and as part of a team which will become your calling card to future employers.
If successful, when you graduate your degree title includes the words with a Year in Television and Online Broadcasting.
No previous experience is required. You’ll have access to KMTV studio and will be taught how to use cameras, lights, sound equipment, editing software and how to run a studio as part of the course.
During the year, you will take a work placement module that involves regular shifts in various different roles at KMTV, learning how to work in a live studio environment and creating real content for different platforms. You will also complete your own project, which involves creating a programme for the channel. Your tutors will include full-time professional television producers.