F1YX 34: Digital Imaging: Bitmap and Vector
This Unit is designed to introduce candidates to the creation of digital images for use within a variety of computer applications. It will enable candidates to explore digital imaging, screen based graphics, digital imaging software, acquisition of digital still images and the manipulation of graphics. The Candidate will also be made aware of the importance of file types, file management and optimisation of digital images. The Candidate will use the relevant software to produce a product to a given brief.
On completion of the Unit the Candidate should be able to:1. Demonstrate an understanding of graphics used in computer applications.
2. Acquire, create and manipulate bitmapped graphics, to a given brief.
3. Create and manipulate vector graphics to a given brief.
Credit points and level
1 HN Credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)
Recommended prior knowledge and skills
Access to this Unit is at the discretion of the centre. It is recommended that candidates should be able to competently operate the basic functions of a computer. An awareness of how to operate design software applications would be an advantage though not essential.