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Broadcast Media & Photography

Photography Higher (SCP)

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 39 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

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

  • Research Skills 
  • Digital Imaging 
  • Portfolio Production

How the course is assessed

  • Externally assessed by SQA

Number of days per week

  • 2 afternoons Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm - 4pm

Entry requirements

  • National 5 Photography or three National 5 qualifications 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions. You will be notified in advance of the details.
 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • NC Photography
  • HND Photography
  • Creative Digital Media Courses

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 24/08/21 39 Weeks

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