Core Module Information
Module title: Editorial and Documentary Photography

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD09143
Module leader: Sophie Gerrard
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

On this module, you will apply your creative and technical skills to the production of imagery for use in editorial and documentary practice. This will be accessed by means of set and self-negotiated briefs that will test your ability to respond to tight deadlines. You will create short photo-stories, exploring narrative and editing, with a view to researching and developing an appropriate documentary project.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Utilise a problem-solving approach to critical analysis and evaluation of ideas and information towards the development of projects,
LO2: Demonstrate a range of communication and presentation skills in support of contemporary creative practice.
LO3: Determine the impact of ethical, legal and professional conventions of current practice in documentary and editorial photography.
LO4: Demonstrate initiative, self-motivation and autonomy at a professional level.
LO5: Apply knowledge of the subject matter in order to produce work suitable for publication.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Sophie Gerrard
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 10
Face To Face Tutorial 30
Independent Learning Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 35 1,3,5 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 15 1,2,3 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 600
Portfolio 20 2,4,5 22 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Project - Written 30 1,2,3,4,5 28 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
LMD09143 Editorial & Documentary Photography