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Art & Design (Photography) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Swindon College

Course description

This course will help you develop your practical skills within a range of art and design specialist areas. During the first year of the course you will be introduced to some of the materials, techniques and processes associated with Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Design and Fashion and Textiles, developing practical skills across the range. In addition to this you will expand your contextual understanding of Art and Design and develop your research skills.

During the second year of the course you will specialise in Photography. The course explores both conventional and digital photography and your coursework will encompass all areas of professional and creative photographic work, encouraging you to develop your technical and critical skills. During the course you will study a range of specialist units such as digital imaging, darkroom practice, location photography, experimental imagery, studio techniques and image manipulation. You will build a wide-ranging portfolio of practical work.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at Grade C or above or a Level 2 BTEC Art and Design Qualification with a Merit grade profile. All applicants will be required to present a portfolio of work at interview

Future opportunities

We offer a wide range of university-level courses in Art, Design and Media and many students choose to progress with us. You could progress on to one of our BA programmes in Graphics or Illustration, our Foundation Degree in Creative Arts and Design Practice or one of our HND courses

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swindon College directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016

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