Media and Communications

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


HND Media and Communications course is a stimulating, enjoyable and contemporary course which investigates all the latest developments in the world of media. Throughout your studies you will learn about film, television, radio, journalism, and broadcasting, including finding out how advertising agencies work, learning how to organise and manage events, and you'll become one of the few people who really know what public relations really means. The course is taught using a mix of theory and practical skills and you will benefit from learning in purpose built filming, editing and radio studios.

The course teaches you how to analyse film, introduces you to the skills needed for working in TV and radio, trains you to research, create and present in a radio studio and gives you the opportunity to manage and take responsibility for a live media and communications project such as the Scottish Student Journalism Awards.

Course contents:
Advertising; Public relations; Digital video production and editing; Writing for the media; TV planning and production; Pop music; Photography; Journalism; Oral presentation skills; Film theory; Editing and proof reading; Radio production and presenting; Media law; Planning and running campaigns for real clients; Research skills.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher preferably including English or Media, or Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media. Interview and portfolio of written work. Relevant HNC may give you entry to year 2.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level