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Media, Music & Sound Production

Introduction to Outside Broadcasting and Live Streaming

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This is a creative and technically challenging course designed to introduce you to a variety of outside broadcasting roles. You will gain essential skills and knowledge in filming and live editing sports, music, drama and dance events. Push your potential as you acquire skills in cabling, replay operation and camera work for live broadcasts. Edinburgh College has state-of-the-art broadcast media facilities including our own TV studio. Immerse yourself in the outside broadcasting industry through hands-on learning as you discover dynamic skills using top-of-the-range cameras, microphones and recording equipment.

This is a unique course that includes valuable experience where you will work directly with clients in a live broadcasting environment. Here you will develop essential industry connections and future links and meet the demands of this fast-paced and competitive industry. Explore the needs of a client's creative brief and prepare for each of the events through meetings. This qualification, work experience and guidance, as well as direct feedback from the client, will provide you with invaluable and transferable skills for either progressing onto a higher-level course or a level 6 media course.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to Video Production
  • Introduction to the Outside Broadcasting Sector of the Media Industry
  • Understanding the Film Industry
  • Sound Production
  • Health and Safety
  • Team and Crew Participation Roles and Responsibilities

Placement information

  • You will work onsite in Edinburgh College studios and complete commercial shoots with clients in and around Edinburgh

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through written and practical work.

Number of days per week

  • 2 evenings and some weekend shoots

Entry requirements

  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Keen interest in camera and post-production live production work

 

    Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

    • Keen interest in the subject

    English Proficiency Requirements

    IELTS 5.5

    Progression and Articulation Routes

    • HND broadcasting course

    Career options

    • Runner
    • Camera assistant
    • Editor
    • Vision mixer assistant

    Study Options

    Campus Study mode Start date Duration
    Sighthill Campus Evening 30/08/22 41 Weeks

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