Photography - Level 2

Course Code: VM1FE96

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01/09/2020University Centre1 YearApply

Course Overview

This is a one-year creative and technical course, which is designed to help you gain an understanding of the fundamental elements of photography and photographic practice. The course is designed to help you progress and further your studies at higher levels.

During your time on the course you will receive dedicated support from our experienced tutors who each have experience in the industry and their own specialisms within the subject. During the course you will cover a wide range of photographic topics such as fashion, wildlife, portraiture, landscape, documentary and experimental processes.

The course offers students access to both traditional and modern resources, including a fully functioning darkroom and processing lab. The course also has its own studio spaces, which are fitted with modern, industrial- standard equipment. All students also have access to our stores facility, which is fully-stocked with a wide range of both traditional film and modern digital cameras.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's and a discussion with a member of the creative arts team.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Skills for Working in Creative and Design Industries

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

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Teaching and Learning Methods

Expert tutors

All the tutors on the course are working or have worked in the industry and have all been published and shown work at numerous exhibitions. All our tutors have higher levels of education in photographic subject specific areas. Current tutors are regularly published in Time Inc magazines and also write feature articles. Many of our tutors have been involved in running their own business which also helps when you are looking at earning money whilst they study or setting up their own business when they progress from our course. Whilst on the course you will be able to work with staff to produce imagery for external clients during our live briefs thus giving you a greater understanding into the photographic industries.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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