• HNC Media Analysis and Production

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

We’re looking for you to have two Highers at grade C or above, one of which should be English, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

What's Involved

To make it in the Media you will need a wide range of technical skills and personal qualities including the ability to work in a team, time and project management within tight deadlines , effective communication and a can-do attitude. This course covers a broad variety of these skills, with underpinning theory, for students keen to join this fast growing industry. Subjects may include:

  • Video Production
  • Photography
  • Scripwriting
  • Animation
  • Film and cultural theory
  • Radio

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

Go Anywhere

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


  • Broadcast Production
  • Filmmaking and Screen-writing

University of Glasgow

  • Film and Television Studies

Glasgow Caledonian

  • Media and Communication

Stirling University 

  • Film and Media

Queen Margaret University

  • Media
  • Film and 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