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Higher Graphic Communication (Course Code: C853 76)

SCQF Level 6 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Graphic Communication?

Graphic Communication in all its forms is vital to society. It is a means of getting across information visually using graphics. Graphic communication comes in many forms and various aspects of life including education, industry and commerce.

This course is designed to increase your awareness of how graphics are used, and to learn about the technology used to create them. You will create 2D, 3D and pictorial graphics with visual impact or that transmits information, digitally and on paper.

The skills you learn in this course are useful in many career areas including Architecture, Surveying, Engineering or Design and Marketing.

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college, but you would normally be expected to have achieved:

What will I study?

The course consists of two areas of study.

2D graphic communication

You will:

3D and pictorial graphic communication

You will:

How will I be assessed?

The course assessment has two components totalling 140 marks:

For the assignment component, you will be asked to produce a piece of graphical work in response to a brief.

Both the question paper and the assignment are set and externally marked by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

The grade awarded is based on the total marks achieved across course assessment.

The course assessment is graded A-D.

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What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

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