Media, Communication & TV

Your future starts here.


The fast-paced media sector offers a huge range of career opportunities. If you aspire to work in print, photography, video or audio and want to hone your skills as a content developer, editor, director or presenter, NESCol is the perfect place to shine.

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As well as a host of full-time courses, we also offer part-time courses in Media, Communication & TV where you can study at a location near you with daytime, evening and weekend options.

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Growth in advertised UK journalism jobs since 2019¹

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It’s a fantastic and enjoyable experience and it really prepares you for going into a career or going into further education.”

Guy Ingerson

Guy worked in the energy industry for a number of years before deciding he wanted to change his career path. He then studied HND Advertising and PR at NESCol before progressing to the third year of a degree in public relations at Robert Gordon University (RGU). Guy is now working in communications and media.

Career opportunities

Television & Film

Broadcasting/Audio-visual, Camera Operator, Equipment Operator, TV Researcher, Runner, Director, Editor, and Producer.


Advertising Account Manager, Editor, Journalist, Market Researcher, Marketing Professional, Public Relations Professional, Social Media Professional and Writer.


Jobs in Scotland's screen sector²

Where you can study

Dedicated, enthusiastic and industry experienced teaching staff guide students through their chosen course. Comprehensive online resources, engaging classroom sessions and innovative practical experiences are used to provide a springboard to future careers. Our nurturing learning environment and supportive approach aims to get the best out of every individual and ensure NESCol students fulfil their potential in employment and life.

Study Media, Communication and TV in Aberdeen

  • 4,500+ students
  • Fitness Suite
  • 4 Cafés
  • Quiet & social areas

Our Aberdeen City Campus is situated in the heart of Aberdeen city centre, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars and cafés.

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Study part-time

Part-time courses are offered at locations throughout the region.

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What our students think

In autumn 2023, more than 5,000 full-time students responded to our First Impressions Survey (88% of those eligible) and we are delighted to share some of the feedback we received.

98% Of full-time students believe they are treated fairly
"NESCol is a fair, kind, welcoming environment, with friendly and supportive staff. I love coming here."
97% Of full-time students are satisfied with their course
"NESCol helped me gain my confidence again after a huge gap in my studies."
96% Of full-time students enjoyed attending College

Student stories

Don’t take our word for it!

Find out what our students think about studying at NESCol

Get in touch

Our student advisers can help with any application enquiries.

Contact the team directly by calling 01224 612330, dropping into your local Student Advice Centre, or by emailing Student advisors are also available on LiveChat when the chat icon appears at the bottom of our website.

¹ Source: Press Gazette
² Source: Screen Scotland