Who is the course for?
HND Photography is a very active and practical course which has been designed to help you develop the skills you need to start a career in photography or a related area in the Creative Industries. The programme offers a strong emphasis on vocational and practical skills, alongside the development of your own personal conceptual and creative identity as a photographer. Through the course you will also build an individual portfolio of work to start your professional photographic career or apply to university.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
Students will have normally completed one of the following:
* Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.
* BTEC Diploma in Art and Design Level 3.
* Access to HE in Art and Design or Media.
* 2 A Levels at grade C or above or equivalent.
We are happy to consider those who possess a high level of experience in art and design but may not possess formal qualifications. Those returning to education with life skills and experience in the workplace would also be considered.
What will I study on the course?
The course covers all aspects of photography including traditional darkroom photography, digital photography and Photoshop, modules on location shooting, fashion photography, studio photography, contextual studies and professional practice. Teaching is tutorial-based by highly experienced practitioners, through seminars, lectures, workshops, guest speakers, critiques and gallery visits.