FILM AND BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY B - 2017/8
Module code: FVP2005
Music and Media
HAIGH A Mr (Music & Med)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 5
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 1 WORKSHOPS||20%|
|Coursework||COURSEWORK 2: REPORT||30%|
|Examination||EXAM 2 HOURS||50%|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Film and Broadcast Technologies A (pre-requisite)
This module is intended to develop understanding and awareness of aspects of professional video engineering. The module investigates the channel coding systems for broadcasting television as well as format for film recoding. Broadcast communication and methods are also explored.
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Hamming code and Shanon Coding
Reed soloman coding
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to: further develop theory and practice film and broadcast technology, using both lectures and workshop sessions the students will expand on their knowledge of the video distribution process and develop an understanding for compression format required for the channel coding. The students will also explore compression required for film set filming and production review and editing
The learning and teaching methods include:
One two-hour lecture per week (weeks 1 – 12 with a revision lecture in the last week
Two two-hour workshops
Six two-hour seminars
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their technical skills and theoretical understanding of video in film and TV through the planning and execution of a music video using industry standard equipment. They can demonstrate knowledge and critical thinking in video technology through the writing and presentation of an essay.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Coursework 1 – workshops continuous assessment (20%)
Coursework 2- report (30%)
Exam - 2 hours 50%
There are no formal formative assessment components for this module, but formative feedback will be given to individual students in tutorials and throughout seminar and practical workshops.
Students receive written feedback on their coursework and verbal feedback on their practical work throughout the module.
Reading list for FILM AND BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY B : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/fvp2005
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