• Film and Broadcasting

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

We’re looking for you to have four National 5s at Grade C or above or four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

What's Involved

This course covers a broad variety of technical skills required to work in the media industry, along with the underpinning theory. Some of the classes will be project-based, designed to build the essential skills of working in a team, to high standards and to deadlines. In addition, there will be a strong focus on developing written and oral communication skills. Subjects may include:

  • Scriptwriting
  • Introduction to Film and Film Industry
  • Animation
  • Video Production
  • Radio
  • Photography
  • Advertising
  • Feature Writing

There may be the opportunity to work on live briefs in this course.

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you may be able to move on to:

Ayrshire College

  • HNC Media Analysis and Production

With additional qualifications, you may be able to progress to the following degree programmes:


  • Broadcast Production
  • Filmmaking and Screen-writing

Glasgow University

  • Film and Television Studies

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Media and Communication

Stirling University

  • Film and Media
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Media

Edinburgh Napier University

  • Film
  • Television

Possible Careers you can explore:

  • Writer
  • Researcher
  • Runner
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Editorial Assistant
  • TV/Radio/Film Producer
  • Video Content Producer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Advertising Account Executive