Ever wondered how the London Marathon is televised? Or how news reaches you from a war zone?
This professionally recognised, practical course takes you beyond the studio to understand the broadcast systems that deliver programme content from any location, such as Formula 1, the Olympics, Premiership Football or Glastonbury. Outside Broadcast Engineers rig and operate these complex broadcast facilities. You will be working some of with the fastest developing and advanced technologies, and this course will teach you every aspect of this complex technical live production environment and give you the opportunity to work on major outside broadcasts and multi-million pound specialist vehicles.
This course is part of the broadcast technology cluster and is specifically focused on the technical aspects of radio and TV outside broadcasting. This includes providing, operating and maintaining all the technical systems used on an outside broadcast, such as power systems, communications, satellite links and radio cameras. The other pathways in this cluster are: BSc (Hons) Broadcast Audio Technology; BSc (Hons) Broadcast Technology, and BSc (Hons) Broadcast Information 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 broadcast providers such as Telegenic, SIS Live, Sky 3D Premiership, BBC and ITV, and 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 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 find employment opportunities in a wide range of broadcast organisations, facilities houses and related communication industries.