Studying a Master's in TV, Film and Digital Media

Two female students presenting a chat show being filmed by another student

Our expert-taught, industry-led TV, film and digital media master’s will develop your technical skills, help to build your network and give you the confidence to thrive within the creative sectors.

You’ll study at our MediaCity campus, which is one of the UK’s leading digital and creative hubs, and home to media powerhouses like the BBC and ITV. You’ll learn your craft using our world-class facilities and engage with our leading industry partners through guest speakers, internships or live briefs.

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to tackle the next challenge in your career and follow in the footsteps of our successful international graduates who have gone on to work for leading companies. The companies our international graduates work for include Netflix, HBO, BBC, Princes Trust, Channel 4 and Silverback Films.

Why study TV, film and digital media?


Study at our MediaCity campus, a digital and creative media hub packed with media giants and innovative digital start-ups


Build your skills using world-class TV, film and digital media facilities used by the industry


Engage with our industry partners through networking opportunities, technical workshops, guest speakers, live briefs, industry events or internships


Learn from our expert teaching staff who are active in the industry to gain the skills you need for a thriving career


Be supported through your studies by our dedicated staff and become part of our friendly, diverse community


Study close to Manchester city centre, which is a thriving hub of 10,00 digital and creative businesses and exciting cultural scene

Our award-winning students

Our students' incredible achievements are celebrated both within Salford and across the wider sector. 

We have a ten-year partnership with the Asian Media Awards which brings attention to the UK's best Asian talents, whilst our in-house Create Awards formally commends the achievements of our creative students.

Our students often win big in sector-specific award ceremonies across the TV, film and digital media industries.

Swipe through the highlights of just some of the awards below. 


Our TV, film and digital media facilities include:

  • TV studios
  • Green screen facilities
  • Finishing and editing suites
  • Equipment stores
  • Computer suites
  • Recording studios
  • Library

Will there be any networking events and opportunities to meet employers during course?

There are many networking opportunities, and we actively encourage all our students to take advantage of these whenever they can, whether this be simply introducing themselves to a guest speaker during a masterclass, attending Royal Television Society events that take place in MediaCity, or other such opportunities.

Will I get to see the BBC and ITV studios?

We have very strong industry links so there are many opportunities to visit but this will depend on their availability. We have many guest speakers from industry who regularly come to give lectures to students and many MediaCity based companies often offer work experience/ internships to our students.

Do you offer support to help students pay for their studies?

We offer a selection of scholarships to help you fund your postgraduate studies. Our Global Gold Excellence Scholarship is worth £3,000 and our Global Silver Excellence Scholarship is worth £2,500. Both of these scholarships are automatically deducted from your tuition fees.

We are located close to Manchester city centre which is a growing hub for creative and digital businesses in the North of England. As a result, there are lots of opportunities to find part-time work in a variety of industries. We have an on-campus part-time recruitment agency, Unitemps, who can support you in finding a job within the university or at another local business. Our Careers and Enterprise team can also work with you to improve your CV and interview technique to secure a part-time job.

We offer support to help with the cost of living in the UK. Details of the different support schemes can be found on our cost of living webpage. You’ll also find information on discounts and offers on this webpage.