Art and Design (Photography) (RQF) Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND - City of Wolverhampton College

Art and Design (Photography) (RQF) Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND

Art and Design (Photography) (RQF)  Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND

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Art and Design (Photography) (RQF)  Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND

The HND in Art and Design (Photography) develops students as practitioners in the challenging creative industry, from the traditional areas of black and white darkroom based images to digital photography and image manipulation using a range of digital software. During your course you will study a programme of units relating to the development of photographic techniques and studio practice, skills including darkroom practice will be studied but with the overall emphasis on professional photographic practice.

HNDs are designed to give you the practical, vocational skills of a particular field of work which can then lead straight to a career. You can also use the qualifications to progress within your current career, for example as a stepping stone to gaining professional status. Once you complete your course HNDs can allow entry into the second or third year.

To access this course you are required to: 

  • Have two A Levels OR 
  • Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject such as art and design or photography
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4
  • Attend an interview and provide examples of your own work to demonstrate your suitability for the course 

Applications from adults without the necessary qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis, based on skills, knowledge and experience. 

During this course you will study:

  • Photographic techniques
  • Computers in photography
  • Techniques and technology
  • Professional studies
  • Business practice
  • Studio practice
  • Darkroom practice
  • Visual language in photography
  • Interpreting images
  • Digital imaging
  • Advertising photography
  • Creating digital images
  • Location photography
  • Specialist practice in photography

By studying this course you will:

  • Be equipped with the knowledge, confidence, understanding and skills required for success in your future employment
  • Learn how to apply complex theories to practical realistic work situations in the photography sectors
  • Develop your critical awareness

This is an assignment based course so there are no exams. You will be continually assessed throughout the programme by a variety of methods including coursework, reports, case studies, essay, presentations and observations.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Progress to the thrid year of a degree and complete a 'top up' year which leads to a full degree 
  • Pursue a career as an advertising photographer, studio / portraiture photographer, photo journalist, layout designer, illustrator, commercial designer, fashion photographer, graphic artist / designer, interactive media, package designer, web designer or graphic designer

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Start Date

02/10/2023

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£5500

Study Mode

Full Time

Start Date

02/10/2023

Day

Time

Duration

Course Fee

£5500

Study Mode

Full Time

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