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Performing Arts & Photography

Photography NPA Level 5 (SCP)

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 39 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL.

This exciting course is designed to give students an introduction to Photography. Students are given the opportunity to develop their interests and skills in photography and produce a portfolio of work. Students are encouraged to explore different styles and techniques of photography and are introduced to the creative process.  

The course is based around 4 SQA units which will equip students with a range of skills and develop their knowledge and understanding of practical photography. The qualification will enable them to progress on to a higher-level photography course or support applications to college or university courses in related subjects.  

Studying this course at Edinburgh College means that students will be taught by lecturers who are experienced professional photographers, and students will have access to professional photography studios and equipment, industry-standard editing suites and our new state of the art print facility.   

Student’s will have fun, learn new skills, and meet and work with other like-minded young people! 

What you will learn

  • Understanding Photography
  • Photographing People
  • Photographing Places
  • Working with Photographs

How the course is assessed

  • Through ongoing assessments

Number of days per week

  • 2 Half days: Tuesday & Thursday pm 1.30-3.30pm

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 3 passes at SCQF Level 4

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • An information session will be held.

 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Higher Photography 
  • Foundation Photography at SCQF level 6 
  • Creative Digital media courses 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 23/08/22 39 Weeks

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