London South Bank University
Key Course Facts
Are you looking to combine academic rigour with the latest industry and entrepreneurial skills in media production? In this course you will discover the wide range of opportunities that exist in media production whilst giving you the opportunity to come together to better understand contemporary media production and distribution practices and the resulting network effects driven by social media.
In addition to producing practical work for contemporary online content platforms, you will also produce work related to areas of emerging content production, such as augmented and mixed reality applications in our state-of-the-art facilities. Alongside the practical skills you will gain, the course explores the cultural and political debates surrounding the role and responsibilities media platforms and governments have towards today’s audiences, enabling you to forge your own career path within a dynamic, constantly evolving industry.
On completion of the course you will graduate with an impressive portfolio of original work which you will have the opportunity to showcase in the creative technologies degree show which evidences to employers that you are ready for a career in an ever-changing digital and technological landscape.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Media Production, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Media Production BA (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About London South Bank University
Established in Central London in 1892, London South Bank University (LSBU) offers a learning experience where students receive tuition only from professionals and specialists with extensive working experience in their fields, outside of the academic setting. The campus’ location and LSBU’s strong employment statistics go hand-in-hand, as the majority of learners are able to find work placements or even full-time employment through the Employability Service office on-site. Living in their residence halls provides the most social experience, but living off-campus is also a viable option thanks to the extensive public transport options nearby.
Student composition of London South Bank University
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Media Production with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Liverpool John Moores University||55%||0%||0%||£9250||£11000||135||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production BA (Hons)||University of South Wales||94%||0%||5%||£9000||£12600||133||Pontypridd||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production BSc (Hons)||De Montfort University||48%||3%||10%||£9250||£14750||105||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production BA (Hons)||University of Bedfordshire||60%||10%||40%||£9250||£13200||72||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons)||Birmingham City University||78%||0%||4%||£9250||£13200||119||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production BA (Hons)||University of East London||50%||4%||0%||£9250||£13740||83||London||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||University of East London||50%||4%||0%||£9250||£13740||83||London||On campus Full-time|
|Digital Media Production and Media & Culture BA (Hons)||University of Worcester||91%||10%||0%||£9250||£13100||120||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Digital Media Production and Film Production BA (Hons)||University of Worcester||91%||10%||0%||£9250||£13100||114||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Media Production with Foundation Year in Media BA (Hons)||Southampton Solent University||71%||7%||2%||£9250||£12000||117||Southampton||On campus Full-time|