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Television BA (Hons)

(SCQF level 9)

Fine Arts & Photography, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study


Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 2 years


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course covers broadcast television, studio and location work, research, scriptwriting and new media. You'll be well placed to apply for a limited number of competitive internship placements at STV and other local production companies offering valuable hands-on experience in video, broadcast, editing and online production.

You are expected to have completed two years of HND study, or equivalent, before beginning two years of further study leading to the award of BA Honours.   Direct entry to Year 3 allows Further Education students to succeed at university. 

The course balances professional level technical production skills and research practice. We have close links with the broadcast industry and you will enjoy the expertise of visiting specialists covering all aspects of TV production and media content, alongside teaching staff, who have direct experience of working in the industry.

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to develop your development and production skills in drama, entertainment and factual.   Students and staff regularly update the course Instagram account: @batvcog

Run in partnership with the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University, who have a first class reputation for excellence in practice-led screen courses, it is delivered at City of Glasgow College's outstanding industry standard studio and production facilities and offers students a basic or honours degree in Television.

You will be continuously assessed throughout the academic year, through both creative practical work and academic assessment, including essays, case studies and reports, as well as production documentation.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 9. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

Applications for this course can be made through UCAS or directly through the college.

What you study

Year three:

  • TV Factual Research.
  • TV Script-writing.
  • TV Factual Production.
  • TV Studies.
  • TV Drama Production.
  • TV Studio Presentation.

Year four (some modules are optional):

  • TV Entertainment Production.
  • Final Project Research.
  • Work Placement.
  • Dissertation.
  • TV Final Project.
  • TV Professional Development.

After the course


After the course, you'll be prepared for an entry-level position in the highly competitive creative and media sector including production, directing, editing, presenting, researching and independent projects.  You may also consider applying for further studies at Masters level.


Assessment methods

All submitted work is 1st and 2nd marked by lecturers at Glasgow and Napier and validated by an external marker. 

  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome