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Diploma in Gaelic Media

Award: PDA
Study Mode: Full-time
Duration: 2 Years
Code: UP3Q5
Course Contact: Catriona Johnson


Sabhal Mòr Ostaig has been successfully involved in providing training courses for the Gaelic media industry for a number of years. The structure of the courses and the practical training provided at the College has allowed students to enter a wide a range of professions in the Gaelic media. The College has a high success rate of placing students and there are more than 60 graduates now employed in the industry.

Course Content

The Diploma is designed to equip individuals for employment in the Gaelic media, enabling them to gain an advanced quality award with production and technical skills, which will allow entry to a range of jobs in the broadcast industry.

The course will be offered on a full-time basis. The first period (30 weeks) will be College based and following this trainees will spend a further year on work placement with an established broadcaster or independent production company.

Entry Requirements


For direct entry to the Diploma in Gaelic Media:

Applicants will be expected to have some formal qualification such as a University degree, HNC or HND but entry is at the discretion of the College.

Competence in Gaelic is essential.

How to Apply

If you would like an application form for the Diploma in Gaelic Media please contact the course leader at: or phone 01471 888336