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Creative Industries: Television HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Media, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study


Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course develops the skills you require for television production.  It is designed to focus on the creative and practical skills required in single camera and studio production, while supporting practical experience of camera, sound, lighting, directing, editing and production management.  

This creative, learner-focused course is delivered by highly professional teaching staff, with significant development and production experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

You will learn in our state-of-the-art television studio developing valuable skills in a multi-camera environment and also take part in industry-led single-camera projects in both factual and corporate production using industry standard production tools and post-production workflows.  

On completion of the course, you will be awarded an HNC Creative Industries Television (SCQF Level 7) and you may be eligible for direct entry into the second year of HND Creative Industries Television (SCQF Level 8).

After successfully completing the HND you can apply for our BA (Hons) Television course to gain an Honours degree after a further two years of study.  Television is a competitive industry and progression to each course reflects that industry reality.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework go to

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Higher English at Grade C or above AND Two National 5 qualifications; OR
  • NC Media; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.
  • It will enhance your application if you can provide examples of your work.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll gain technical and practical experience in:

  • Camera.
  • Sound.
  • Lighting, including Location Lighting.
  • Location Sound.
  • Directing on Location.
  • Advanced Single Camera.
  • Editing and Production Management.

With these skills, you'll create your own documentary, which you can then use as a showreel.

After the course


You'll be able to apply for jobs within the industry.

Continuing Study

If you successfully complete the course you may be able to progress to the HND Television Production course at City of Glasgow College.  You may also be able to apply for University.


How the course is taught

You'll have a variety of learning opportunities, from tutor led lectures to practical experience in our industry standard multi-camera television studio, with three cameras, autocue, talkback, Tricaster virtual studio and industry standard studio gallery.

You'll also have access to our camera, lighting and sound location equipment.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment is employed on the course with students often assessed as they complete various roles, so a high level of attendance is vital.

  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome