NPA Digital Media at SCQF Level 5 NPA

What is special about this course?

What skills will you gain? You will acquire an understanding of each of the areas of audio, moving images and still images. You will be introduced to a range of tools to obtain and edit digital media in a mainly practical setting. The qualification will allow you to develop your skills in the creation and editing of digital media whilst recognising the importance of planning and design. You will take the concept from planning through to design, and then on to creation and editing.

Entry requirements

Ideally you will have studied NPA level four Digital Media; however, you will be interviewed to determine whether this is the right course for you. To get the best out of this course you should enjoy working with others and have a real interest using digital media.

What units will I study?

  • Digital Media: Audio
  • Digital Media: Moving Images
  • Digital Media: Still Images

How will I study my course?

    How and where will I study?

    Depending on your location you will either study in school or at your local Argyll College centre.
    This course will be delivered via video-conference.

    Where can I study my course?

      • UHI Argyll

    Start date

    In most schools this course will start in June.


    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Where will it take me?

    Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media SCQF level 6 - at school

    Is there more information available online?

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    This course is part of our schools-link senior phase programme and is embedded in your option choices at school. If this course is offered by your school speak to your Guidance Teacher and request an application form.

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.