Photography Higher (SCP)
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Part time
Duration 39 weeks
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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 the use of 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 that 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 the 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
- 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 RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- NC Photography
- HND Photography
- Creative Digital Media Courses
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