This course includes the technical and creative sides of photography. The course comprises a series of units covering basic camera controls and usage, 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 one day per week there fore the student will be expected to carry out work outwith 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. You may choose to study up to two subjects.
For classes taking place during the day you come to college twice a week for a two hour class. For evening classes you come to college or an outreach location within the community once a week for a 3 hour class.
Course Fees: £268 (approx.) per subject. Fees will be confirmed when the application has been processed.
- Research Skills
- Digital Imaging
- Portfolio Production
How Course Is Assessed:
Number of Days per week:
- No formal entry requirements
English Proficiency Requirements:
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- This course can lead to a full-time photography programme and the level will be dependent on the standard of your portfolio.
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Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £268 Sighthill part-time (year 1) Use our Funding Tool to assist you with financial support
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