PHOTOGRAPHY HIGHER (SCP)
SCQF Level 6
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview
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THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 SCHOOL PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL

This course includes the technical and creative sides of photography. The course comprises a series of units covering basic camera controls and use research skills and Digital Imaging. These skills are then combined in the thematic course project. The student selects a theme and produces a body of work expressing their interpretation of the chosen theme the work is then presented and externally assessed by SQA. This is a project-based award which has produced some outstanding work for the college. The course runs two days per week, therefore, the student will be expected to carry out work out with the college times. National 5 Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications accredited by the SQA are typically studied at high school and college. These qualifications act as pathways to further study including university entry. Edinburgh College offers a selection of subjects at National 5 Higher and Advanced Higher level on a part-time basis.


What You Will Learn
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  • Research Skills 
  • Digital Imaging 
  • Portfolio Production
Entry Requirements
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  • National 5 Photography or three National 5 qualifications 
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Externally assessed by SQA
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions. You will be notified in advance of the details.

Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • NC Photography
  • HND Photography
  • Creative Digital Media Courses
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 2 afternoons Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm - 4pm
Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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