SCQF Level 5
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview

The Introduction to Photography course develops students’ skills in technical camera functions and operations. There will a brief for students which is based on a mini project where they will work on a visual story, applying the technical knowledge gained through creative image capture and print. Students will learn how to plan, creatively develop and produce a bespoke photo essay in respect of their chosen subject matter.

The course culminates in an exhibition showcasing each students’ portfolio. This course is often used as a gateway to the full-time level 5 or 6 courses.

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What You Will Learn
  • Camera operation
  • Story through photograph
  • Mini project
  • Photo essay
  • Basic print
Entry Requirements
  • There are no formal requirements but an interest in photography is a must.
  • Computer access is required & DSLR camera would be advantageous.

Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Beginners Photography 
  • Foundation Photography
Number Of Days Per Week
  • One day per week on Wednesdays. 
Course Cost And Funding Options
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