SCQF Level 6
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview

Get started in the media. Learn camera skills, editing, writing, graphic design, sound recording and lighting. The course is a full time, project-based and will introduce you to the fundamentals of media production in the three main areas of the industry – technical, production and creative. You will gain practical experience in researching, planning and producing content for podcasts, websites, social media, advertisements, short film and television programmes.

Through developing your own projects you’ll gain insight into the creative process and standard industry procedures with the eventual aim of acquiring a job in the industry.

This course is an ideal foundation for HND Television and also offers progression into other Creative Industries courses.


What You Will Learn

  • Scriptwriting for different media 
  • Creative technical skills including camera, sound, lighting, editing and graphics for media 
  • Content development for different media platforms and products, including podcasting, social media, web development and video. 
  • Presentation skills 

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of three passes at SCQF Level 5 


How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through both practical, written and project-based assignments 

Progression And Articulation Routes

  • HND Creative Industries: Television 
  • HND Audio Visual technology 
  • HNC Radio 

Download our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
  • Entry-level job in the media industry
Number Of Days Per Week

  • 3 days per week 

Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date and Time

Full Time

PLEASE NOTE: All full-time courses will begin from the week beginning Monday 7 September. From 31 August students will be given an online induction to College and their course.

End Date

Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 18/06/2021
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