Are you interested in what happens behind the camera to make television studios work? Or how satellites are used?
This professionally recognised, practical course will prepare you for working with broadcast engineering systems. Working with some of with the fastest developing and advanced technologies, from TV cameras to satellites and digital transmission systems, you will gain an understanding of television, radio and media technology. With state-of-the-art HDTV industry facilities and a proven track record for graduate success, this practical course will give you the edge.
You will gain transferable skills in technological and theoretical concepts, research and analysis, problem-solving and collaboration. You will be an engineer who can design and support broadcast systems.
This course is part of the Broadcast Technology cluster. Other pathways in this cluster are: BSc (Hons) Broadcast Audio Technology; BSc (Hons) Broadcast Information Technology; and BSc (Hons) Outside Broadcast Technology.
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.
Students on this course can expect to gain work experience and often paid employment with TV channels such as QVC and Discovery, and with broadcast giants such as Arqiva, Sky, BBC and ITV. The course boasts an excellent track record in graduate recruitment.
This is an unique opportunity for you to gain the professional skills, knowledge and experience necessary to gain employment in an ever-expanding industry, where understanding of the latest developments in technology and delivery platforms is paramount.
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You will be assessed through the completion of practical and written work including critical reports, individual and group presentations, critical self and peer-evaluation, practical tests and written exams, and the completion of individual and team projects.
Graduates could 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.