SCQF Level 5
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview
The Basic Photography course introduces both the technical and creative aspects of photography. Students will be taught how to plan, creatively develop and produce a bespoke portfolio in respect of their chosen progression.

Students work from tutor-led briefs and are directed through camera capture to the final image for screen or print. Taught mainly at college in our studios and post-production suites, there will also additional trips out to various locations to make it more exciting.

There are opportunities and scope to grow both soft and hard skills. 
What You Will Learn

  •  Basic Camera
  •  Image-making
  •  Printing Images
  •  Practical Camera Operations

Progression And Articulation Routes
  • NPA Photography level 5 Jan start, Intro to Photography Jan start, or Foundation Photography
Download our progression route map here
Number Of Days Per Week
  • Wednesdays all-day
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £330 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Start Date and Time

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Wednesday 02/09/2020
End Date

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Wednesday 20/01/2021
Course Delivery
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