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HND Photography

Category: Art, Design, Visual Communication & Photography

STUDY OPTIONS

Full-time

LENGTH

2 years

DESCRIPTION

From a vocational perspective the new national HND Photography framework will meet the increasingly demanding needs of an industry in change. Employers require the next generation of Photography graduates to have the traditional skills of image making combined with an ability to work comfortably in the ever changing digital environment. To view current HND Photography student work see below:

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Typical applicants will be expected to have a minimum of two Highers passes. Applicants should show an interest in and aptitude for the subject, or have successfully completed the appropriate non-advanced College course having shown good achievement. For those returning to education, life skills and experience in the workplace may allow entry subject to availability.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

Those who wish to pursue a career in photography, either entering employment or progressing to degree level study.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

This course is mainly assessed on a continuous basis and does not include an external end-of-course examination. Coursework takes the form of essays, reports, presentations, case studies and practical projects. Most of the assessment work is undertaken by College staff.

PROGRESSION ROUTES / CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Successful completion will assist students to enter employment as professional photographers or work on a freelance basis. Alternatively, students may wish to progress to a degree course in which case  entry to year 3 of the BA Professional Photography at RGU or to year 3 of the BA degree offered through the OU, designed for students who have gained an HND in a creative industries discipline are options.

COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES

Photography Theory
Studio Still Life
Portraiture
Social Photography
Digital Imaging
Darkroom Techniques
Exhibition
Photojournalism
Advertising

AT WHICH COLLEGE CENTRE WILL I STUDY?

Gallowgate

CONTACT

Tel: + 44 (0)1224 612330
Email:

TO APPLY FOR THIS COURSE

apply online

Or complete this application form and send it to the following address:

The Admissions Manager,

North East Scotland College
FREEPOST AB580
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen AB25 1BN

 

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