Undergraduate FdA

Media Production (Taught at Salford City College)

Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology




Two year

Next enrolment

September 2020


In a nutshell

This course is taught at Salford City College. It provides an opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to pursue a career in the creative media industries.

On successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply for further study at the University of Salford or other universities.

For more information on this course, please visit the Salford City College website. Find out more about the benefits of studying at a partner college here.

You will:
  • Build your technical and practical skills
  • Learn at FutureSkills, Salford City College's purpose built facility at MediaCityUK
  • Regularly engage in work placement opportunities

This is for you if...


You want to pursue a career in TV or radio production


You enjoy hands-on, practical work


You want to gain work experience whilst studying

Course details

All about the course

You will develop technical skills in TV and radio production and regularly engage in work placement opportunities. The course will help you to develop a wide range of industry relevant skills which will help to ensure that students are multi-skilled and well placed to pursue employment opportunities.

This course is taught at Salford City College. Please check their website for details of upcoming Open Days.

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

What will I be doing?

You will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year - 45% of the course is assessed through coursework, the remainder is assessed through a combination of written work and presentations.

Employment and stats

What about after uni?

On successful completion of the course, you could apply for further study at the University of Salford or pursue employment opportunities.

A taste of what you could become

A TV producer

A radio producer

A content creator

And more...


What you need to know

Standard entry requirements

UCAS tariff points

80 points

BTEC National Diploma


How much?

Type of study Year Fees
Full-time home 2021/22 £7,500per year
Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

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Enrolment dates

September 2020

UCAS information

Course ID P310

Institution S03