Media: Broadcast

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you are interested in a job in the media and creative industries, this one year course gives you the chance to take the first step into the world of professional broadcasting.

You will explore how TV and Radio programmes are put together, the production processes and the creative decisions. Working in teams, you will tackle a range of practical projects that will enable you to build a basic production portfolio. There is also an analytical component which will give you an overview of how the media industries work and the kind of jobs that are available in those industries.

You can start planning for your future confident that you have a foundation for further study in your chosen field. Areas of study include radio, advertising, television, video production, editing, digital photography and production management

Subjects include:
Making a radio programme; Scriptwriting; Understanding the creative process; Advertising; The Media Industry; Video Production; Video Editing; Video Lighting; Digital Photography.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5. Portfolio of work.

Progression Routes

After successful completion of the course you can apply for HNC/D level study in Creative Industries: Television, Audio Visual Technology, or related areas

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Broadcast Media and Photography

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing