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Photography (Level 1) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if 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 techniques, equipment and materials, as well as undertaking research into the work of photographers.

You can expect to cover units including photographic equipment, processes and techniques, photographic images for presentation, experimental photographic images and lighting for photography.

This course is based at the City Campus (Maid Marian Way).

How to apply for this course

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Maid Marian Way


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  • Course code: C000295


Maid Marian Way


Start: 4th September 2019

  • Course code: C000295

BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Photography


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1 (D-G), including English Language and Maths at Grade 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.

Teaching & assessment

You will produce a portfolio of work for continuous and ongoing assessment throughout the year.


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

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