SCQF Level 6
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview
This course includes the technical and creative sides of photography. The course comprises a series of units covering basic camera controls and usage, 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 one day per week, therefore, the student will be expected to carry out work out with the college times.


Course Fees: £268 (approx.) per subject. Fees will be confirmed when the application has been processed.

What You Will Learn
  • Photography
  • Research Skills
  • Digital Imaging
  • Portfolio Production
Entry Requirements
  • No formal entry requirements 
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • External central marking
Progression And Articulation Routes
Career Opportunities
  • This course can lead to a full-time photography programme and the level will be dependent on the standard of your portfolio.
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 1 day on Wednesday 9 am - 4:30 pm
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £300 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Start Date(s)

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • 28/08/2019
End Date(s)

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • 12/06/2020
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