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Media, Music & Sound Production

Media Broadcast Level 6

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This year-long 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 that 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-ranging 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 the 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

How the course is assessed

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

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Minimum of three passes at SCQF Level 5 or National 5
  • If you have a link to an online portfolio please include it in your personal statement

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • If you have a link to an online portfolio please include it in your personal statement

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

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

Career options

  • Runner 
  • Camera assistant 
  • Editor 
  • Vision mixer assistant 

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Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks

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