Video Production Techniques (G5123)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

This module will cover topics covering:

  • The tools and techniques used in broadcast and video production
  • Camera basics and techniques, sound recording, lighting for studio and non-studio work
  • Pre-production methods (resource management, team organisation and visual continuity)
  • Post-production including (non-linear video editing and audio post)
  • One individual video project
  • One group video project


24%: Lecture
76%: Practical (Laboratory)


100%: Coursework (Group submission (written), Project)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 45 hours of contact time and about 105 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: