Higher National Diploma: Television (Year 2)

HNDs are widely respected by employers and are recognised by many professional and technical bodies. They are accepted for entry to many degree courses, often directly into the second or third year.

Campus: Cumbernauld Campus

Duration: Full-Time 1 Year

Weekdays: Not Specified

What you need: HNC Creative Industries: Television

Info: Following on from the introductory courses covered at HNC level, using our industry standard facilities you will cover subjects including Content Development & Research, Editing & Motion Graphics

The course is largely project based and throughout the year you will build up a portfolio of work to prepare you for progression to further study or employment in the industry.

What’s involved:

Television Graded Unit 2
Critical Analysis of Texts
Editing to a Director’s Brief
Content Development & Research
Work Experience
Compositing & Motion Graphics
Preparing for the Workplace
Editing own Programme
Video Production 2: Making a Video Programme
Law & the Communications Industry

How you’ll learn: This course comprises demonstrations, studio-based group work, location shoots, and practical sessions. Your work is assessed throughout the year as part of an on-going learning process and has no end of year examinations.

Moving on: Progression possible to various degree level programmes including BA Filmmaking at Royal Conservatoire Scotland, BA Broadcast Production or BA in Film Making at the University of the West of Scotland, BA Television or BA Filmmaking at Napier University, BA Film & Media at Stirling University and Film and Media at QMU.

Job options: Employment prospects in the wider creative and broadcast industries. Potential roles include production assistant, technician (sound, lighting, camera) and researcher.