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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Broadcast Media Production (Top-up) (Awarded by Teesside University, UK)

About the Course
Course Curriculum
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Programme Objective

Broadcast media production equips you with skills within TV, audio, radio, film and interactive media. The programme gives students the opportunity to develop skills within a variety of disciplines and access to many different career opportunities.

The overall aims of the programme are to:

  • • Produce distinctive employment-ready graduates who are producers of creative and informed work that is relevant to contemporary multi-platform broadcast media industries.
  • • Produce adaptive, imaginative and critically-aware graduates who have a broad contextual understanding and high-level technical knowledge of the multiple disciplines within the broadcast media industries.
  • • Produce graduates who have an informed understanding of the economic context of media production and who can apply appropriate entrepreneurial abilities when dealing with clients, audiences and markets.
  • • Produce graduates who have a critical understanding of the ever-changing nature of the broadcast media industries.
  • • Produce graduates who are able to work effectively both in teams and independently.
  • • Produce graduates who have a range of scholarly and practice-based research skills who can apply these to find solutions to real-world problems.
  • • Produce graduates who are confident in working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • • Produce graduates who understand the complex national and international contexts in which media is produced.
  • • Produce graduates with identified areas of professional strength whilst possessing a multiple skillset.
     

Assessment Method

Students will be assessed on a range of production based assignments and written assignments, which includes but are not limited to:-

• Presentation of ideas (pre-production)
• Group work on production documentary
• Artefact creation & design documentation
• Individual portfolio production
• Written evaluations of professional film/publications
• Analysis/critique of production work of others (both peers and professional work)
• Analysis/critique of individual work

 

Career Opportunities

Our graduates go on to work in a variety of creative industries including film, TV, radio, audio production, creative arts organisations, marketing, social media campaigns and events.

 

Graduation

Students who have successfully completed all course work and passed the examinations will receive the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Broadcast Media Production awarded by Teesside University, UK

 

Student Testimonials



 

 

 

Teesside University

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

Teesside University is a global education pioneer for animation, games and computer graphics and is ranked as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation (3D World).

Teesside has a flourishing and dynamic research culture, producing ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’ research in the last UK Research Evaluation Framework (REF) assessment, which is increasingly making a real and valuable contribution to society in areas such as Social Policy and Allied Health.

The University has invested more than £260m on its award-winning campuses in recent years to further enhance the experience and support provided to students, and it remains committed to investment-led growth.

Programme Structure

Full-time Programme:
Year 2 Entry : 16 months
Year 3 Entry :   8 months

Part-time Programme:
Year 2 Entry : 24 months
Year 3 Entry : 12 months


Programme Curriculum

Year 2
Documentary Production
Individual Production Portfolio
Lights, Camera, Action: The Language of Film
Making It in the Media 2
Experimental Digital Production
Fiction Production

Year 3
Client-based Production Project
Creative Content Development
Independent Project (Broadcast Media Production)
Making It in the Media 3
Current Issues in Media Production

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

 

Structure and Duration

Full-time Programme
Year 2 Entry : 16 months
Year 3 Entry :   8 months
 

Commencement Date

Course Commencement Date
Year 2 Entry (Full-time) Jan 2019
Nov 2019
Year 3 Entry (Full-time) Sep 2019

 

Fees

Application fee               S$      321.00 

Full-time Programmes

Year 2 Entry (16 months)
Tuition Fees                   S$ 23,540.00
Non-Tuition Fees          S$ 3,000.00 - S$ 3,200.00

Year 3 Entry (8 months)
Tuition Fees                  S$ 11,235.00
Non-Tuition Fees          S$ 3,000.00 - S$ 3,200.00

Note:
• All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
• Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
• Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
• Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be age 17 and above and meet the following requirements:

For Year 2 entry : 
• Higher Diploma+ in Mass Communications; or
• Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

For Year 3 entry :
• Relevant polytechnic diplomas with a pass grade ; or
• Overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education; or
• Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Mass Media related disciplines; or
• Relevant PEI qualification (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

+ Formally known as International Diploma in Mass Communications.


Language Proficiency 

Applicants must meet at least one of the following English Language requirements:-

• C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels; or
• IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5); or
• Pass grade for MDIS Professional Certificate In English; or
• Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level. 

 


Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for student passes if they wish to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for more information.

 

 

 

Structure and Duration

Full-time Programmes
Year 2 Entry : 16 months
Year 3 Entry : 8 months

Part-time Programmes
Year 2 Entry : 24 months
Year 3 Entry : 12 months

Commencement Date

Course   Commencement Date
Year 2 Entry (Full-time) Jan 2019
Nov 2019
Year 3 Entry (Full-time)  Sep 2019

 

Fees

Application fee            S$     32.10 

Full-time Programmes

Year 2  Entry (16 months)
Tuition Fees            S$   22,470.00
Non-tuition Fees     S$       949.26
Total                         S$  23,419.26

Year 3  Entry (8 months)
Tuition Fees            S$  10,807.00
Non-tuition Fees     S$       760.22
Total                         S$  11,567.22

Part-time Programmes

Year 2 Entry (24 months)  
Tuition Fees            S$  21,935.00
Non-tuition Fees     S$      641.49
Total                        S$  22,576.49

Year 3 Entry (12 months)
Tuition Fees             S$  10,486.00
Non-tuition Fees      S$      498.61
Total                         S$  10,984.61

Note:
• All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
• Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
• Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
• The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be age 17 and above and meet one of the following requirements:

For Year 2  entry :  
• Higher Diploma+ in Mass Communications; or
• Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

For Year 3 entry :
• Relevant polytechnic diplomas with a pass grade ; or
• Overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education; or
• Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Mass Media related disciplines; or
• Relevant PEI qualification (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education.

+ Formally known as International Diploma in Mass Communications. 
 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following English Language requirements:-

• Possess a C6 in English at GCE 'O' Levels; or
• IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5); or
• Pass grade for MDIS Professional Certificate In English; or
• Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level. 


 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

STUDY LOANS
 

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg


0% CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Bank of China Tel : 1800 669 5566 www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree & Masters Programmes (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

 

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION

Duration of Course:

Year 2
Full-time  : 16 months
Part-time : 24 months

Year 3
Full-time  : 8 months
Part-time : 12 months

COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class intake for 2019

For Full-time Programme: 

Year 2 Entry : Jan, Nov          
Year 3 Entry : Sep

 

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students Enquiries:
+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International Students Enquiries :
Main Hotline: +65 6278 7660
China : +65 9066 8857
Taiwan : +65 9181 1527
India : +65 8317 2392 / +65 8713 7364
Vietnam / Thailand : +65 9137 4990
Myanmar : +65  8727 4147
Laos / Cambodia : +65 8779 6040
Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
Russia / Others : +65 9728 0695

Email: ib@mdis.edu.sg

 

Local Enquiries
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+65 6247 9111
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+65 6278 8000
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