SCQF Level 6
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview

1-year course gives you the chance to take the first step into the world of professional broadcasting. You will explore how TV and radio programmes are put together, the production processes and creative decisions.  

Working in teams you will tackle a range of practical projects that will enable you to build a basic production portfolio.  There is also an analytical component which will give you an overview of how the creative industries work and the kind of jobs that are available in those industries – you can start planning your future, confident that you have a broad range foundation for further study in your chosen field. 

Areas of study include television, video production, radio, sound, lighting, editing, scriptwriting, photography, animation, advertising, research skills and production management.  At the end of the year, you will have built a portfolio of work that will stand you in good stead when applying for further study at HNC/D level.

What You Will Learn
  • Making a radio programme
  • Scriptwriting
  • Understanding the creative process
  • Advertising
  • The Media Industry
  • Video production
  • Video editing
  • Video lighting
  • Digital photography
Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 3 passes at SCQF Level 5
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Writing practical and project work
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • examples of images, sound, recording or video
Progression And Articulation Routes

  • HND Creative Industries Television
  • HND Creative Industries Television (with Multi-Camera)
  • HND Audio Visual Technology
  • HNC Radio
  • HND Events Management
  • HNC Media & Communications

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Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 3
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