You can now get a degree in being a YouTuber

​Yes really​

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If you're the next Zoella, Dan & Phil or Grace Victory and just need that little bit of help with breaking the internet, this might be the course for you - because City of Glasgow College has just introduced a 'How To Be A YouTuber/Vlogger' course. Yaaas.

And whilst some people might point out that part of being a YouTuber is growing your following organically and filming videos about stuff that YOU want to, for people that need guidance and help with exactly 'How To', this uni course sounds great.

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Head of The Faculty of Education and Society at City of Glasgow Kay Sheridan said about the course: "This inventive evening course is already catching people's attention and not surprising given the huge popularity of social media and vlogging.

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"Although it is primarily for those who have some knowledge of using IT, I'm sure anyone who is keen to find out how to set up their own channel; reach a particular audience or just get more out of Facebook and Twitter will really enjoy it."

According to the course description, you'll learn:

  • How to set up your own channel
  • Practical development of your channel 
  • About the different styles of Vlog.
  • How to utilise different platforms (Twitter, Periscope, Vimeo, Youtube).
  • How to make the most of trends in Social Networking.
  • The important of statistics and retention.
  • How to maintain an online presence 
  • How to role out your channel and have an impact

Sound good? Find out more information about it all here, and then giz us a tweet @Sugarscape to let us know if you're keen.

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