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Photography - BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma at Plume College

Course description

This course will appeal to those students with a keen interest in image-making, and in particular students who are willing to apply themselves to the production of a portfolio of images outsideformal study periods.

Students’ work is produced using the conventional techniques of single lens reflex cameras alongwith digital techniques and experimentation with computer-manipulated imagery.

BTEC qualifications focus on the development of practical skills that are needed for industry.Students will learn how to use SLR cameras effectively to produce professional-looking outcomesfor a range of products that may span advertising, film, documentary, book-making, and webbasedwork.

The National Subsidiary Diploma is a two year Level 3 programme and will be delivered as a seriesof assignments covering six units; four core units and two specialist Photography units.The National Subsidiary Diploma is the equivalent of one A-level.

The emphasis in this course is on dynamic and individualistic approaches to image-making and willbe particularly suitable for students who are already enthusiastic about this kind of work. It offersstudents the potential to make a personal response to their own experience, environment andculture.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade B in Art and a ‘suitable’ portfolio or Merit in BTEC Media

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years