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Photography 91 90 Credit/Extended Diploma at City of Bristol College

Course description

This course will focus on image editing and manipulation, pre-production photography, artistic photography, photographic animation and postproduction photography. You will also develop your personal presentation, communication and organisational skills. Work experience opportunities are available. Units undertaken on this year are also counted towards the second year (Full Extended Diploma).

Course content

- Visual recording in art & design
- Materials, techniques and processes in art & design
- Contextual referencing in art & design
- Photography studio techniques
- Experimental imagery
- Stop motion animation
- Image manipulation using computers
- Location photography
- Photographic location techniques

Entry requirements

- 5 GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English and/or maths or equivalent (L2 Functional Skills), a Higher Diploma (which is equivalent to 7 GCSEs at grade A*-C), NVQ 2 or Level 2 Diploma at merit grade with ideally GCSE English and/or maths at minimum grade C or equivalent (L2 Functional Skills).

- A visual portfolio that demonstrates your creative work • Learners must successfully complete all of the 90 Credit modules in year 1 before progressing to the year 2 Extended Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • Situated in the city centre, this College centre is right next to College Green, the harbourside, and Park Street. Facilities at the centre include:

      • Training kitchen and restaurant
      • Creative and media studios
      • Science and computing labs
      • Air cabin training room
      • Study Centre

      College Green Centre is home to our Sixth Form Academy, with around 1,200 full-time students studying vocational qualifications. There are also around 400 A Level students based here.

      Courses available for adult learners include:

      • Job seekers – including ESOL, employability and vocational training
      • Professional IT and business training for adults
      • Foundation Degrees in subjects such as Photography, Graphic Design and Media

      There are plenty of trips, events and sporting activities to help you make friends and make the most out of College.

      And the central location means you’re never far from amenities such as the Watershed, At-Bristol, M Shed, Central Library and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.