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HNC: Creative Industries: Media and Communication SCQF Level 7

Fife College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    St Brycedale Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE INFORMATION

Media and Communications Industries reflect and influence society and the world around us. This course is for people passionate about opportunities to influence others via the creation of media content. Writer? Blogger? Vlogger? Podcaster? Got your own stories to tell, news to share, or opinions to discuss? Want to join the debate or lead it? This course gives you the creative production skills to get your own or your employer’s messages to a wider audience effectively.

Whether it’s researching and writing copy for print and/or digital distribution, or creating content for multi-platform destinations such as radio, internet, or broadcast, you will learn and develop a broad range of skills that are essential to the communication industries and the wider world of work in the creative economy.

You’ll work in small production teams in specific roles where teamwork and problem solving are crucial to achieving the high production values required. In the fast-paced communication industries you will be expected to be able to multi-task and perform in multiple roles. Successful students completing this course will be awarded HNC: Creative Industries: Media and Communication.

You will be assessed by a combination of practical projects and written work. There will be screenings, guest lecturers, and seminars. Bring your curiosity, ideas and creativity; we’ll add skills, expertise and opportunities to develop your talents further.

FURTHER STUDY

  • Related HNDs
  • BA Media and Communications or Media Production/Media Studies
  • BA Communication and Media

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Media production
  • Promotion
  • Public relations
  • Digital marketing and promotion
  • Social media
  • Content manager/creator
  • Blogger
  • Vlogger
  • Podcaster
  • Digital content creator

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Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HNC (BTEC) :

One of the following: Foundation Apprenticeship: Creative and Digital Media SCQF Level 6 plus a National 5 at Grade C or above in English or Music; One Higher at Grade C or above from English, Media Studies, or Politics; National Certificate: Creative Industries: Broadcast Media SCQF Level 6; National Certificate: Photography SCQF Level 6; Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. PLUS A short show-reel or online portfolio would be an advantage; You may be requir

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University information

Fife College

  • Campus address

    Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, Scotland

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