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Creative Industries: Television (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Media, Creative Industries

Mode of Study


Start Date

29th Aug 2022, 1 year


City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    This course is industry recognised by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based industries, and carries the ScreenSkills Select quality-mark which indicates courses best suited to prepare students for a career in the screen industries.

    This course will develop skills in all areas of television production, including camera, sound, editing, sound dubbing and lighting. An ideal course if you're interested in TV, film, video, broadcast and working in a studio environment.

    Career prospects and employment opportunities are excellent with many of our students progressing to degree level study or to careers both in broadcasting and with independent production companies (please see "After the Course" section below for more information). The course is delivered in partnership with post-production specialists Arteus.

    On successful completion of the course, you'll be awarded an HND Creative Industries: Television.

    If your application is successful you can apply for the STV and Royal Television Society (RTS) undergraduate bursary scheme.  In addition to funding, students attend networking and industry insight events, receive work placements and mentoring sessions, as well as the opportunity to establish a network of industry contacts.

    This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. 

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • HNC Television with 15 credits OR
    • Relevant television experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject. You'll also be asked to bring examples of their 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 study:

    • Camera.
    • Sound.
    • Directing on location.
    • Advanced single camera.
    • Location lighting.
    • Location sound.
    • Production management.
    • Post production.
    • Advanced digital editing.
    • Sound dubbing.

    After the course


    The Television Industry is expanding and there are opportunities for skilled graduates, both in broadcasting and with independent production companies.

    Continuing Study

    You can progress to year three of BA (Hons) Television at City of Glasgow College in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University.


    How the course is taught

    The focus of this course is television production and will be conducted in studios and on location using the necessary equipment.  Some of the course is likely to be delivered online in virtual classrooms.

    • Mode of Study:
    • Start Date:
      29th Aug 2022, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome