Media and Communication: Where could the HNC take you?

The Creative Industries: Media and Communication HNC is the perfect launch pad for a variety of careers. Find out more about the jobs that could be perfect for you, and where past students have gone.

A career in journalism and communication

If you have an interest in writing for newspapers, magazines, online media, radio or television, then Media and Communication HNC is perfect for developing your skills. Modules within this course include writing for the media, features and trends, law, research skills, interview and meeting skills.

Become a blogger

This HNC course can help prepare you for becoming a blogger. Whether its fashion, interiors, health or lifestyle you want to write about, this course will help you find your voice. The module Creative Writing for Vocational Purposes was made for you! And if you can’t watch the latest block buster without becoming a critic, the Film Theory module will help you to write about film and television.

Go to university

Past students have gone on to study the following courses:

  • Game Design and Production
  • Film and Media
  • Journalism
  • English & Film
  • Fashion & Communication
  • Fashion Marketing and Retailing
  • Creative Writing

Going to universities such as:

  • Abertay University
  • University of Stirling
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Northumbria University
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Glasgow

Become a writer

You could become a freelance writer, giving you the freedom to work for yourself and pick up a variety of exciting projects. Jobs in writing could include script writing for radio, writing a book, writing in comics and animation, public relations, advertising and so on. There will never be a dull moment in your writing career!

View the course description and apply.