Audio and Visual Design (Level 5)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Easterhouse Campus


The NQ Audio Visual Design course is designed to introduce you to and help you develop a range of specialist skills to prepare you for further study in Sound Production or Music Business as well as a wide range of careers in these industries.

You could be working in recording studios, theatres, live sound, radio, audio post-production, sound installations and sound for moving image.

A wide range of subjects covering:
Still Image Acquisition; Still Image Editing; Audio Acquisitions; Music Tech Skills; Music Tech in context; Video Acquisitions; MIDI Sequencing; Creative Project; Sound Reinforcement; Sound Design; Sound Production; Understanding the Signal Path; Appreciation of Music; An Introduction to the UK Music Industry; Sound Design; Sound Reinforcement; Sound Production: Recording and Editing; Sound Engineering Production.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including English and Maths. Entry subject to interview and written test.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the NC can lead to further study on an HNC/D in an area like Sound Production, Music Business and possibly Music (if you play an instrument).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sound Recording

SCQF Level