CfE Higher Study Guides from Bright Red

There is no shortcut to passing any course at SQA Higher level. To obtain a good pass, you need consistent and regular revision throughout the course. The aim of all our CfE Higher BrightRED Study Guides is to help you achieve success in your SQA exams through concise and engaging course coverage with plenty of activities and examples. CfE Higher courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities.

Our CfE Higher Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Index of key terms. Every Higher Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Wendy Elrick and Keith Hay

The ONLY Study Guide written specifically for the CfE Higher Media course.


ISBN: 978-1-84948-308-7, 96pp

This Bright Red Study Guide has one priority: to help you achieve. Media is a creative subject that brings together a whole range of skills from lots of different curriculum areas and this, the ONLY book written for the CfE Higher Media course, will provide the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Whether you are studying it for the first time or have progressed through other qualifications, Media allows you to engage with the real world around you in a way that is meaningful and practical. You examine both professional content and take on the role of a producer and create your own as well.

The book will aim to give learners the ability to research, analyse and create media content, appropriate to purpose, audience and context. You will also gain knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of media literacy, as well as the role of media in society. 


  • Introduction
  • Analysing
  • Production
  • Assignment
  • Media Glossary