• Introduction to Photography and Film Making - Limited Availability

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full time

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We’re looking for you to have four National 4s or four relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 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.

What's Involved

If you are interested in a career or further study in photography or media but are not sure which path to take, then this could be the course for you. It will provide you with a good foundation in capturing and editing both the still and the moving image. Individual and group projects will be included and you will be encouraged to work to high standards and deadlines to prepare you for employment or progression,

Subjects may include:

  • Photographing People and Places
  • Digital Imaging
  • Basic Video Camera Operations
  • Basic Video Editing
  • Analysing Media Content
  • Creative Project
  • Creating Web Content

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

Go Anywhere

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

  • Ayrshire College
  • Film and Broadcasting (Level 6)
  • NC Photography (Level 6)

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

  • UWS
  • Broadcast Production
  • Filmmaking and Screen-writing
  • Edinburgh College
  • Professional Photography
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Photography
  • Glasgow University
  • Film and Television Studies
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Media and Communication
  • Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
  • Commercial Photography
  • Stirling University
  • Film and Media
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Media
  • Film and Media
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Film
  • Television
  • Photography

Possible Careers you can explore:

  • Researcher
  • Runner
  • Editorial Assistant
  • TV/Radio/Film Producer
  • Video Content Producer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Social Photographer
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Advertising
  • Press Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Corporate Photographer
  • Photo Editor Advertising Account Executive
  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2017