If you aspire to work in the media, whether it be print, film, radio or TV, in front of or behind the camera, our media courses are the best introduction for you.

A word from us

Media and communications is one of the fastest growing sectors – it is highly challenging, diverse and dynamic as it tries to keep up with the latest trends, technologies and debates.

Working in the media is fast-paced and extremely competitive. If you can handle the pressures thrown at you, it can be a very exciting way to make a living.

There are countless career opportunities available whether you are looking to become a journalist, videographer, photographer, a radio DJ or even a researcher, director or writer.

Employers in media look for a wide range of people with different technical and personal skills. Generally, you’re going to need to be confident, enthusiastic and have the ability to build relationships with a wide range of people.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, this could be the start an exciting and rewarding career.

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Did you know?

You can learn all about the industry in our specialist media suite at Highfields

A word from our students

The College has helped me build my confidence and allowed me to focus on what I want to do. The experiences I have had at Kirklees College have built my skills and boosted my CV.

Alysha Gallacher
Course: Performing Arts Level 3

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We have 2 Media courses for School leavers.

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