• Photography (Level 6)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

We’re looking for you to have four National 5s at Grade C or above or four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry. A portfolio of work containing a minimum of 6 digital photographs and a maximum of 12 is required at time of interview.

What's Involved

Do you love taking photographs? Would you like a career in photography, or just to earn money from your hobby? On this course, we have experienced professional photographers ready to share their knowledge and teach you professional level techniques in studio lighting, DSLR camera operation and digital image manipulation. You will also have the opportunity to build a portfolio of your work for progression to higher level study or employment. Subjects may include:

  • Portraiture
  • Studio Photography
  • Location
  • Reportage
  • Digital Imaging
  • File Optimisation
  • Portfolio

You may be given the opportunity to work on live briefs in this course.

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you may be able to move on to:

  • Ayrshire College
  • HNC Photography

With additional qualifications, you may be able to progress to the following degree programmes:

Edinburgh College of Art

  • Photography

Edinburgh Napier University

  • Photography

Glasgow School of Art

  • Fine Art Photography

Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

  • Commercial Photography
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Photography

Edinburgh College

  • Professional Photography

Possible careers you can explore:

  • Social Photographer 
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Advertising 
  • Press Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Corporate Photographer
  • Photo Editor

Start Date

28 Aug 2017




Start Date

28 Aug 2017