Short Title:TV Production 2
Full Title:TV Production 2
Module Code:TVPR H1009
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:Joe Chalmers
Module Description:To build the student’s knowledge, skill and competence by increasing their knowledge in studio television production equipment, and to be able to work creatively in a team following a set brief and deadline.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an intermediate skillset in the use of studio TV equipment including cameras, vision mixing, sound and graphics/titling systems.
LO2 Competently practice Live Television Production techniques to set protocols.
LO3 Undertake the production of a TV Studio and location based project to a set brief.
LO4 Develop intermediate skillset interview and presentation techniques appropriate to the format/ genre

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal The student will keep a reflective journal on all their work in the module including research, experience, terminology, extra-curricular work, team working, ethical and safe working practices. These class based sessions can be documented using an On-Line journal with at least two entries. 1,2,3 15.00 Ongoing
Laboratory The student will undertake a series of five minimum practical simulations/ exercises to mirror key technical skills acquisition. This could include a technical proficiency test on designated equipment. At the end of each session, the student can complete a short questionnaire identifying what they have learned plus a short reflective comment on the lab. 1,2,3,4 15.00 Ongoing
Short Answer Questions The Short Answer Paper will be an in class assignment based on material from the core textbook, course notes, recommended reading and lab report notes. It may contain up to twenty five questions in a mix of multiple choice or short answers to be completed within a set timeframe. 1,2,4 20.00 Week 5
Oral Examination/Interview The Student will create a written proposal for a small studio TV production magazine show/ exercise based on a provided list of criteria. The student will pitch the idea for TV Production as part of the commissioning process. 1,2,3,4 10.00 Week 3
Project As part of a team, the student will create a small TV Production with a defined brief (subject, running order, duration, resources). The work will be graded on the quality of its script, editorial content, technical elements (camera, sound, lighting and graphics); and the editorial and staging of the final production. 1,2,3,4 40.00 Ongoing
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture TV Production Broadcast Technology 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time TV Project Research and preproduction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical Lab & demonstrations 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Owens, J 2017, Video Production Handbook, 6th ed Ed., Focal Press [ISBN: 978131553055]
  • Gilvary,G & Chalmers, J 2017, Year One Course Notes / In House
Recommended Book Resources
  • Andrew Utterback 2015, Studio Television Production and Directing: Concepts, Equipment, and Procedures [ISBN: 978-041574350]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 2 Mandatory