Digital Media Editing NPA 5 (SCP)
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Part time
Duration 39 weeks
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The course is for S5 and S6 pupils who are still at school.
This part-time course is part of the Schools College Partnership and gives you the chance, while you are an S5 or S6 school student, to study four units at the Intermediate 5 level. This course has been designed to provide an introduction to the processes involved in making and editing short films, radio programmes and a stills portfolio. You will cover idea development pre-production planning and post-production. All of this will be carried out as a member of a team working to a specific brief and deadline. You will be given a series of briefs for which you will acquire video footage, audio, and stills photographs and you will then transfer them to your computer and edit them as required.
What you will learn
- Digital Media: Still Images Editing
- Digital Media: Audio Editing
- Digital Media: Moving Image
- Digital Media: Editing Practice
How the course is assessed
- Project driven with Practical and written assessments
Number of days per week
- 2 afternoons per week: Tuesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4pm
- Minimum 3 passes at SCQF Level 4
- Keen interest in video production and practical camera work that demonstrates creative potential and mandatory attendance at college induction/transition activity.
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements
- Applicants will be required to attend college inductions. You will be notified in advance of the details.
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- FA Creative & Digital Media
- FA Creative & Digital Media with Graphic Design
- NC Audio Media FT.
- Broadcast Media FT.
- Film and Television Production NQ level 6 FT
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