Digital Media (in conjunction with the University of Stirling)

Forth Valley College


Stirling Campus


Years 1 and 2: Forth Valley College Stirling Campus
Years 3 and 4: University of Stirling

This multimedia course is designed to support students who wish to pursue a career in the vibrant, fast paced media industry. Students will develop skills across a range of media specialisms including television, film, radio, print and online. They will explore the tools, applications and industry practice of the digital environment, creating content and sharing it across a range of platforms through FVC's multimedia digital platform Connect Forth. With a strong focus on practical skills the course will also develop an in-depth understanding of ethical and legal considerations of working within the media industry.

Introduction to Storytelling: scriptwriting, radio, video and narrative & media theory.
Journalism for Digital Media: copy writing for media, magazine journalism, desktop publishing & research for media, law & the media.
Creative Economy: understanding the creative industries & economy, media features and trends, presentation skills and web design.
Independent Project 1: a self devised, designed and delivered project showcasing skills developed throughout the year.

Plus a range of options in 3rd and 4th year at The University of Stirling.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBB including English (Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media is accepted in place of 1 non-essential Higher). Interview.

Progression Routes

Employment or further study.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


Creative Industries and Media

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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