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Photography (Level 1 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you are wanting to learn a broad range of photography skills and would like to have a career in photography.

You’ll learn and develop a set of practical skills, exploring photographic techniques, equipment and materials, as well as undertaking research into the work of photographers. You will also gain an understanding of software used in photography and digital graphics.

You can expect to cover units including:

  • Photographic equipment
  • Processes and techniques
  • Photographic images for presentation
  • Experimental photographic images
  • Lighting for photography

You will produce a portfolio of work throughout the year.

How to apply for this course

It's not too late to start this course this academic year or you can apply to start in September 2021.

Choose a start date below and press apply now.

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111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 14th September 2020

Course code: C000295 / Q001767

111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 13th September 2021

Course code: C000295 / Q001767

Qualification

UAL Level 1 Diploma in Photography

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grades 3–1 (D–G), or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification and you will also be asked to sit an initial assessment. The initial assessment must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1. If your results are lower than this, don't worry, we'll find the right course for you.

Assessment

Your portfolio of work assessed continually throughout the year.

Progression

Choose to follow with a Level 2 Diploma in Photography, or photography-related courses, followed by employment in industry.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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