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Industry links and accreditations

Within the Department of Media Production, we have close ties with various industry professionals and organisations, ensuring our courses are always up to date and teach you the most relevant skills and techniques.

Our aim is to prepare you for work in the ever-evolving media production sector, and employers value the practical approach we take to teaching courses in this area. We work closely with a number of leading media organisations. 

The International Moving Image Society

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Bournemouth University received its International Moving Image Society (IMIS) accreditation certificate from British film legend, Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE. Originally founded (as the BKSTS) in 1931, the International Moving Image Society is a highly respected professional body, uniquely placed to assure, encourage and support industry relevance in media production courses. The following Media Production courses have received accreditation in recognition of their industry-standard teaching:

BAFTA albert education partnership

albert in education provides the education community, staff and graduates, with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and its professional relevance to help contribute towards the transformation of the film and television industry.
Annie East, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader of BA Television Production, has worked closely with BAFTA to develop teaching and learning materials that are to be embedded across BU’s media production courses. 


Guest Lectures

BU prides itself on our links with industry and our regular guest lectures show that our students have access to real world professionals who work in the areas our students want to work in too.