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Creative Industries: Media and Communication (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Media, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This highly practical course prepares you for higher education and media industry employment. On this course, the teaching staff has a wide variety of media experience and you can expect media guest speakers, visits and professional workshops. You’re continually assessed and you’ll also need to complete a graded project.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC Media & Communication with minimum B at Graded Unit 1.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Journalism (advanced).
  • Writing for the Media (advanced).
  • Web Design.
  • Interview Skills.
  • Music Industry Promotions.
  • Video Production (advanced).
  • Interpersonal and Group Skills.
  • Digital Culture Online.
  • Business Writing Skills.
  • Freelance Working Skills.
  • Pitching and Promoting.

After the course

Careers

Career paths include journalism, television and radio production, video production, public relations and advertising.

Continuing Study

After completing the HND, you can apply to:

  • Year three of BA Communication and Media at Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Year two of Multimedia Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Year three of BA Communication at Queen Margaret University.
  • Year three of BA Media at Robert Gordon University.
  • Year two of BA Journalism at the University of Stirling.
  • Year two OR three of BA Film and Media at Queen Margaret University.
  • Year three of BA PR and Media at Queen Margaret University.
  • Year three of BA Communication at Edinburgh Napier University.
  • Year two of BA Film and Media Studies at the University of Stirling.
  • Year one of BA Journalism and Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde.
  • Year two of BA Scriptwriting for Film at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • Year three of BA Broadcast Production at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • Year two OR three of BA Journalism at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • Year two of BA Events Management at Queen Margaret University.

Teaching

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment methods are employed on this course, with a variety of open book, closed book, supervised and self directed assessments. This means there will be several assessments per week at busy times in the year.

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