Interested in IT and want to use your IT skills in the media?
With a focus on computing and networking technologies, this professionally recognised course takes you beyond traditional broadcast engineering. What’s more, computer-based systems and networks are increasingly found at the heart of broadcast production and transmission systems, so graduates from this course with technical broadcasting and IT skills are in high demand in the media industries.
This course is part of the broadcast technology cluster and is specifically focused on the use, installation and development of IT software and hardware, networks and systems in radio and TV broadcasting.
The four pathways on Ravensbourne’s cluster of broadcast technology degree courses are very hands-on, blending common content and pathway-specific lectures with practical exercises to ensure our graduates are the rounded and flexible broadcast engineers that the media industries want. You are able to take on a variety of engineering and technical operational roles both inside and outside your specialist area.
The other pathways in this cluster are: BSc (Hons) Broadcast Audio Technology; BSc (Hons) Broadcast Technology; and BSc (Hons) Outside Broadcast Technology.
Working some of with the fastest developing and advanced technologies, this course will give you an in-depth knowledge of broadcast information technology, together with transferable skills in technological and theoretical concepts, research and analysis, problem-solving and collaboration. You will be an engineer who understands all levels of the broadcast industry from equipment and systems through to transmission technology.
Students on this course can expect to gain work experience and often paid employment with broadcast providers such as Red Bee, Box TV, Sky, BBC and ITV, and the course boasts an excellent track record in graduate recruitment.
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You will be assessed through the completion of practical and written work including technical reports, individual and group presentations, critical self and peer-evaluation, practical tests and written exams, and the completion of individual and team projects.
Graduates can expect to work in a variety of areas in the broadcast industry from systems design, installation, maintenance and support, to studio and location production, post-production and transmission.