Glasgow Caledonian University Media
You’ll study a broad range of subjects including in broadcasting, the press, cinema, and the internet. You’ll examine the role of media in society and how media industries are organised. Reflecting on topics such as how media presents different groups, responsibility and ethics for media organisations and the impact media has on society, you’ll develop the storytelling techniques key to succeed in the media and communications industries.
Practically, you’ll be introduced to communication and media analysis and learn radio and TV production skills in our multimedia suite featuring professional recording and editing equipment. You’ll develop your creative, advertising and public relations skills in real world scenarios with assignments such as producing a short film, a screenplay, a Public Relations campaign or an advertisement.
Whether you intend to work in the media itself or related industries, such as advertising and public relations, you’ll learn to think creatively, analyse and evaluate content and produce innovative, original and professional material across a range of media platforms.
A well-respected programme for more than 30 years, based close to Glasgow’s media city, we have strong links with a top media organisations, some of which are BAFTA award-winning companies. Our contacts provide fantastic opportunities for placements and extracurricular opportunities to boost your CV and enhance your future career prospects.
Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. A guide to fees at GCU.
A level: BCC PLUS GCSE English at C/4
ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3 including English at H2 or above
IB Diploma: 25 points
BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM PLUS GCSE English at C/4