BA (Hons) Broadcast Engineering

Formerly BSc (Hons) Digital Television Technology, this reputable and unique television broadcasting degree will allow you to master the art of technical broadcasting during live streaming and pre-recorded events, as well as gain a deep understanding of the TV industry and the principles of broadcast engineering.

Digital opened the door to new ways of consuming streamed and on-demand content, including a multiverse of new channels. Broadcast now spans technologies ranging from radio wave transmission to internet-based streaming, virtual live production and more. There’s a wealth of opportunity for you to explore and conquer.

We have been teaching television and broadcasting courses at Ravensbourne University London for nearly 40 years, which makes this one of the most respected courses in the field.

This television and broadcasting degree enables you to develop the right skillset and professional mindset to work in technical engineering and operations within the sectors of live studio and outside broadcasting and streamed content.  You will

explore both traditional areas such as digital and satellite transmission, streaming and live events, and evolving technologies such as virtual production, advances in video and audio (like UHD and Dolby), the emergence of AI and other developments in technology. These topics are placed within industry standards so that you leave us ready to apply your learning to the workplace.

The academic framework is aligned to industry standards that govern broadcast regulations, grounding your learning in the professional world. You will gain practical experience in studio and location operations, signal routing and fault finding through the whole audio-visual chain. This diverse TV broadcasting course in London covers audio, video, broadcast, streaming, electronics, computing, infrastructure, systems and emerging technologies.

When you graduate with a BSc Hons degree in broadcast engineering, you will have

developed first-class engineering skills gained through real-world technical and creative projects. Production students on large scale projects.  Engineering students lead on the technical build, transmission and troubleshooting, and may take on key operational roles in camera and sound if required.

The course is taught through a mix of practice and theory-based learning that includes lectures, workshops, seminars, projects and self-directed study. Led by industry experts, you will develop an understanding of technical roles within television, technologies used in television and broadcasting, and fundamental principles of broadcast engineering.

We pride ourselves on our outstanding industry connections, which are designed to give you a truly immersive and professional experience, smoothening your entry into

industry. Previous students have live streamed projects with The Royal Shakespeare Company’s education arm, along with other prestigious partners. We’re also members of Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Student Chapter, which exposes staff and students to a range of opportunities.

In fact, no other provider of TV broadcasting degrees can match the level of creative and technical freedom we give you to explore emerging technologies in collaboration with industry practitioners. Your career’s in safe hands.

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£16,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025
  • September 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time