English and Literacy

Kirkcaldy High School

National 4 Media

In Media Studies you will:

  • Study a wide range of media – Film, Television, Social Media, Print media
  • Analyse using the six key concepts of media studies
  • Create your own media, using skills you have learned through analysis
  • Recognise the key roles of those working in media, and carry out these roles in creating your own project
  • Understand the role of media in our society

To study this subject you should:

  • Have already achieved, National 4 or National 5 English
  • Want to further develop skills in communication, analysis, psychology, or creativity

Recommended Curriculum links if you study Media:
Computing, Drama, Art and Design, Graphic Communication, English, Psychology

Where can I go next if I study Media?
Credits gained in this course can lead to:

  • National 5 Media
  • Skills for Work: Creative Digital Media (SCQF level 5)
  • NC in Media (SCQF level 6)
  • NPA in Journalism (SCQF level 6)
  • NPA in Digital Production Skills (SCQF level 5)
  • NPA in Radio Broadcasting (SCQF level 5)
  • NPA in Television Production (SCQF level 5)

Further information and resources:

SQA specifications for National 4 Media




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