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, and lighting for photography. You will produce a portfolio of work for continuous and ongoing assessment throughout the year.
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Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C000295 / Q001767
UAL Level 1 Diploma in Photography
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.
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.
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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