Media Studies (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This is an enjoyable, exciting and practical Media Studies course, providing a broad introduction to the media industry. You will learn about film, television, radio, events, the press and other media. You will analyse films, television shows, study advertising, and produce scripts and newspaper articles. During the course, you will also be involved in practical projects where you will work in small production teams to make short films, magazines and develop your own media projects. This course will help you grow in confidence and learn in a supportive, welcoming environment.

Subjects include:
Communication Core Skills; Digital Video production and Editing; Feature Writing; Scriptwriting; Media Projects (including Film and Event Organisation); Advertising; Radio; Press and Magazines; Media Production; Social Media; Comics and Graphic Novels; Television; Event Organisation; Film.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 including English. Entry subject to interview and short essay.

Progression Routes

HND Practical Journalism; HND Media and Communication; related degree courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



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