12 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Drama Production for TV, Film and Digital Media programme of the University of Salford offers the opportunity to learn more about where you can fit within that industry.

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The Media Production - TV Drama Production programme of the University of Salford has filmmaking at its core. You will be expected to work on several short film productions over the year, collaborating with students both on and outside the course, as well as working alongside professionals and establishing long term connections.  You will receive expert guidance from working directors, writers and filmmakers who will provide you with the concepts and techniques that are key to the fiction form.


If you’ve always wanted to work in drama production in film or television this MA  Drama Production for TV, Film and Digital Media course will open up a range of exciting career opportunities. There are literally hundreds of roles within a television drama production, from development to casting to commissioning and this degree builds a foundation for those careers. With the knowledge, practical skills and confidence gained throughout their degree, many of our recent graduates have gone on to secure professional roles in a variety of areas, including producing, development, commissioning, directing, writing and advertising.

But with a degree from Salford, the possibilities don’t end there. Graduates of this course have also forged successful careers in broadcasting, with roles including camera operators, editors and sound assistants, while others are currently employed by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and a range of independent media companies across the UK.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Development Projects
  • Media Theory and Practice
  • Collaborative Projects
  • Advanced Production Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To join this MA you should have a second class honours degree, 2:2 or above, with an appropriate amount of media production, technology and design experience.
  • For the MA programmes in media production you will be required to submit a project proposal related to your chosen specialist field, to support your application.
  • International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5, with no element below 5.5, is proof of this.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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