Accessibility links

Photography Level 3 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Great photography has the power to transform our thinking about almost anything. Achieving this takes talent and visual awareness, both of which are central to this course.

Style and versatility are crucial in forging a career as a photographer, so this course covers all of the key fields; documentary, fine art, editorial, advertising and fashion.

Course content

Activity centres on practical assignments set to reflect this nationally-recognised qualification. Classroom theory plays its part but you’ll be spending a lot of time in computer suites, studios and darkrooms.

Classroom theory plays its part but you’ll be spending a lot of time in computer suites, studios and darkrooms. As well as: •Trips and visits to professional photographic practices •Work on live projects here at College •Covering student fashion shows, community events, talent shows and more

Alongside your course you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to build your skills and confidence.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (A* – C), including English or maths, or a Level 2 Diploma in media or art and design. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.

Future opportunities

Successful students progress to a Foundation degree in Photography here at College, or an Honours degree across a range of photographic and media subjects. Careers include photographic work for thearts and media industries, plus specialisms in wedding, advertising, commercial or event photography.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
Provider logo

Key information


  • More information
    • Our campus for art and design, business studies, care and early years, entry level programmes, fashion and clothing, forensic science, graphic and 3D design, hair and beauty, hospitality and catering, information tchnology, media and media production, music practice, music technology, performing arts and dance, technical theatre, photography, public services, sport, travel and tourism and apprenticeships. Get off to a great start learning the skills you need to get ahead with a professional trade. Why not take a look at our new outstanding facilities and see where you could be studying.