NC Media

The media industry covers radio and television, journalism, advertising, public relations, marketing, digital media and much more. This course is designed to develop a combination of practical and analytical skills in the creative media industries, familiarising students with the job roles and functions within the industries. Learners will gain knowledge of current media developments along with some historical understanding of the development of these industries. Students will also develop creativity and communication skills through engagement with the creative process and practical projects.

  • Introduction to the Media Industry
  • Video Production 
  • Radio Production 
  • Advertising 
  • Media Analysis
  • Event Organisation 
  • Photography

  • Digital media
  • Journalism
  • Film
  • Radio
  • Events management
  • PR
  • Marketing
  • Advertising

  • HND Creative Industries (Advertising, Events, Marketing)
  • BA (Hons) in Digital Media

One of the following:

  • Four National 4 awards (or equivalent) including English
  • Successful completion of an Access to Creative Industries course
  • Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant experience or alternative qualifications, will be considered

Further advice for full-time applicants:

  • Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application.
  • If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account.
  • Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for 
  • Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately 
  • If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
  • Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
  • Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
  • If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
  • If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course 
  • Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview 

If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Attendance


  • Start date

    27 August 2018

  • End date

    14 June 2019

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6