Creative Industries: Television (with Multi-Camera Operation)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you're looking to pursue a career in television or film production this two-year course is ideal. You'll gain invaluable practical experience working as a crew-member on a range of programmes developing a wealth of craft skills from directing lighting sound recording and camerawork to editing and post production. You'll also study the creative industries in depth to develop a critical and contextual awareness which will be reflected in your own productions. You'll progress onto advanced production processes and techniques such as high definition camera operation advanced editing digital compositing and post-production as well as live television broadcast.

There's even the fantastic opportunity to direct and crew multi-camera studio programmes in a purpose built studio. This will allow you to gain realistic experience with the opportunity to select either a factual or non-factual specialisation to direct your own single camera major project. This true variety of experience will allow you to produce a personal show-reel and will make sure you`re well-placed for further degree-level studies in production and related areas. You'll also be well-equipped to walk straight into exciting jobs in this creative industry.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Degree level course in television or media, or seek employment in the broadcast/audio sector.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Broadcast Media and Photography

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing