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