This course is perfect if you want the techniques needed to take consistently high-quality photographs, as well as the skills and insight necessary for a career in the exciting world of photography or a related industry.
You’ll learn commercial and artistic photographic practice through project work, gaining an introduction to professional practice and investigating progression routes and opportunities. You will work in our dedicated photographic studios, darkrooms, and computer studios. Year 2 culminates in a final major project and you will showcase your talent in a public exhibition.
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Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C000304 / Q001852
UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Photography
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and maths – both of these must be grade 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C). You will also need a portfolio or showreel of work.
You can expect to be assessed through coursework that is continuously reviewed and monitored and includes marking and moderation by external verifiers.
Choose to follow with a range of higher education courses or employment or a foundation degree in photography practice at Nottingham College. Careers could include sports photography, portraits, journalism, fine art photography, commercial/retail, medical, fashion and editorial and special effects in design, TV and film.
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.
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