• Introduction to Film and Broadcasting

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

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We're looking for you to have four National 4s or four relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 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

If you are interested in a career in media but not sure which path to take, then this could be the course for you.  As part of your study, you will research job roles in the media sector of the Creative Industries, as well as developing a range of key skills to prepare you for progression to higher level study.

Subjects may include:

  • Introduction to the Media Industries
  • Scriptwriting
  • Video Production
  • Media Theory
  • Animation Project

Go Anywhere

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

  • Ayrshire College
  • Film and Broadcasting (Level 6)

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
  • 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