Graphic Communication - National Qualifications
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Graphic Communication
 
This course is a broad-based qualification, suitable for learners with an interest in graphic communication - both digital and paper based. It is suitable for those wanting to progress onto higher levels of study in the subject. Throughout the course, learners will develop an understanding of how graphic communication technologies impact on our environment and society.

On completing the course, learners will have developed skills in 2D and 3D graphics, as well as pictorial graphics. They will be able to apply these skills in order to produce graphics that require relevant visual impact and graphics that transmit.

The course is structured by individual units, and all must be passed by the student prior to being presented at either N4 or N5 level. To be awarded an N4, the student must complete all coursework successfully and have an additional Added Value Unit.

For an N5 award, the students final grade of either A, B,C or D is determined by combining the Design Assignment worth 60 marks and the SQA Exam worth 60 marks.