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BCU Media TV studio.
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School of Media

Planning a career in media?
Study within our new £62m facilities, at one of the highest rated media schools in the UK

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Birmingham School of Media

We provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses for those pursuing a career in the media or creative industries.

We're one of the highest rated media schools in the UK and in 2013 moved to a new, multimillion pound media centre at Parkside. So, whether you'd like to work in the media or boost your job opportunities, we're here to help you grasp your perfect media career.

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State-of-the-art facilities

As one of our students you'll have access to industry standard tools, software and studios.

Parkside Media Centre

Four fully digital, interconnected TV studios, along with the ‘green screen’ and fully broadcast-standard edit and dubbing suites.

Studio A Gallery Suite

Where production, lighting, camera control, graphics and Autocue are controlled. We have full-HD digital vision mixing desks.

Dubbing Suites

Dubbing SuitesBased on a multi-layered ProTools desk, the suites can dub both film and TV projects with up to 120 simultaneous sound sources.

Post-Production Suites

The Media Centre has four fully broadcast-standard edit suites, based on the industry-standard Avid editing system.

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