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Photography (Level 2 BTEC Technical Diploma) - Full-time

A male photography student holding a camera and taking a picture on a photoshoot

Course outline

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.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000303 / Q024715

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Photography

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

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.

Assessment

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

Progression

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.

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!

Why not come along to our End of Year Shows 2019 and see what our current students have been working on.

Trainee managers host Big Debate

19/02/2020

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Art students create thought-provoking exhibition

14/02/2020

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Light Night in pictures

11/02/2020

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