Photography (Level 3) Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education
This is the ideal course if you are interested in a career in photography. The programme combines darkroom, digital, studio and location photography along with the history of photography. You will learn by working on exciting photography projects and meet visiting professional photographers to gain a valuable insight into your chosen career.
You will develop a range of skills, techniques and personal qualities that are required for a career in photography. Training is given on industry standard design software including the Adobe creative suite.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at C or above including English and preferably maths, OR a Level 2 qualification in a creative subject at merit or higher, with a positive reference and equivalent English and preferably maths.
Coursework is assessed at regular intervals and you will receive written feedback and guidance. Assessment is continuous throughout the course.
You will be expected to provide your own digital camera with manual controls and you will need to purchase all consumables such as sketch books, pencils, pens, films and hard drives to back up your digital photographs. There will also be trips to exhibitions (usually two or three per year) which cost about £15 each.
Level 3 qualifications can help you find employment directly, or give you the UCAS points needed for university (Distinction gives the same UCAS points as 3 x A grade A Levels). This course will prepare you for Degree or HND study including the HND Photography course at Tresham which offers generous bursaries to internal students.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.