Students on BA (Hons) Television Production are based at Maidstone Studios the UK’s largest dedicated television studio facility. With three active studios, the largest being 12,000ft, live galleries, dressing rooms, technical pull back and audience green room, Maidstone Studios is the choice for a many network shows including programmes such as Later With Jools Holland…, Take Me Out, Draw It, Frank Skinner and many, many more. This unique environment provides students with a professional context for their studies, and access to state of the art facilities for their own projects and many opportunities for hands-on work experience on primetime television productions. We have a deal in place with the studios that any show that comes into the studios that has opportunities for work experience, our students get the first offer.
The course baseroom in the studios is equipped with iMac computers, using industry standard software such as Final Draft, Adobe suite, Pro Tools and Final Cut Pro. We also have own production kit for students to use, including Sony HD cameras, Cannon 7D DSLR cameras, Fostex sound recorder, Go Pro Hero 2, Manfroto tripods, Figrig and Jib Arm, monitors, lights, radio mics and sound blimps.
Alongside work and studies at the studios, students will also use the Rochester UCA campus for their studies, providing students with the social interaction of a large student body and access to learning and research facilities.
BA Hons Television students definitely have the best of both the professional and student worlds during their time on the course!