Photography (Level 2 UAL Diploma) — Full-time
This course is perfect if you want a creative grounding in taking photographs and exploring the art of displaying images on the page, both digitally and using more traditional methods.
You’ll learn connections between image, colour, page layout, typography, design, plus how your work is perceived by a wider audience. You will work in our dedicated photographic studios, darkrooms, and iMac computer studios.
You can expect to also cover working with digital SLR cameras, studio and experimental photography.
You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.View showcase
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Apply online to start in 2023/24.
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111 Canal Street
Start: Monday 4th September 2023
Course code: C000303 / Q024715
UAL Level 2 Diploma in Photography
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.
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You will produce a portfolio of work for continuous and ongoing assessment throughout the year.
Choose to follow with Level 3 courses or employment as a community artist, photographer, graphic designer, illustrator, web designer or you could work towards becoming an art teacher.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.
Media Lecturer Rob Hitchen
Our hands-on courses are aligned with careers which means our students regularly put the skills they learn into practice.
Media Lecturer Rob Hitchen talks about the newly built Digital Media Centre based at the City Hub, which features future ready technology providing our students with the experience, knowledge and professional skills ready for when they enter the media industry.