National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 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 National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't forget text boxes for key points  and Things to do and think about questions and exercises. Every National 5 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


Alexandra Mattinson

The ONLY Study Guide for the SQA National 5 Media course.

Publishing 2nd December 2019

ISBN: 978-1-84948-307-0, 96pp

Our National 5 Media Study Guide will provide learners with the ability to analyse and create media content which is appropriate to purpose, audience and context. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of media literacy as well as knowledge and understanding of the role of media within society. Furthermore they will gain experience in planning, researching and creating media content.

The book will be the only guide available for the SQA National 5 curriculum and will be further supported online by the BrightRED Digital Zone. 


  • Introduction
  • Role of the Media
  • Key Aspects
  • Production Skills
  • The Assignments
  • Assessment
  • Glossary