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UCAS CODE: P390

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Sabhal Mor Ostaig UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

If you aspire to a career within the Gaelic media industry, this dynamic DipHE Gaelic Media* course will provide you with the experience and knowledge required for direct entry to the workplace.The course is delivered at our Sabhal Mòr Ostaig campus on the Isle of Skye, and in conjunction with the broadcast and media industry in Scotland. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI has been successfully providing training in Gaelic media for over 20 years and you will gain real opportunities through their experienced and dedicated staff and strong industry links.Throughout the course you will develop the necessary industry-specific knowledge and skills alongside the transferable skills sought after by employers. You will also be able to enhance your language skills both while studying and in the wider Gaelic community.In year one, you will have the opportunity of a week’s work-based learning with a BBC Outside Broadcast Unit at The Royal National Mòd and will have regular input from industry practitioners across a range of modules. There will also be masterclasses from nationally and internationally recognised industry specialists in technical and communication skills.During the second year, you will spend ten months on industry placement at various media companies and broadcasters and will learn and be assessed on the work you undertake during this time. These workplace opportunities will be supported by MG Alba* and an advisory panel consisting of various industry practitioners as well as representatives of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI.*MG ALBA is regulated by Ofcom and its board is appointed by Ofcom, with the agreement of the Scottish Ministers. MG ALBA is the operating name of Seirbheis nam Meadhanan Gàidhlig (Gaelic Media Service).

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BC

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%

    6th

    1

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