Photography (Art and Design) Diploma Level 3

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is an opportunity for students who wish to study a broad-based art course specialising in Photography. It is a practical course supported by written research into related historical and contemporary Art and Design movements and practice. It includes trips to local and national galleries as well as utilising opportunities to exhibit in prestigious local galleries. Students will be supported to develop their professional skills in preparation for a career in Photography. It is an ideal course for those aiming to progress onto Foundation/ HND or Degree level in a specialist area.                                 




Students study for a 12 unit qualification over two years. There are compulsory units which embrace transferable skills such as visual recording, contextual influences, materials techniques and processes, communicating ideas and concepts in Photography, along with six specialist Photography projects exploring, digital, darkroom, portrait, landscape and digital manipulation within Photography.

How will it be delivered?

All units comprise of taught and independently guided practical and written assignments which focus upon the different skills needed to develop work within specific practical areas. All 12 units must be completed to achieve the full qualification.

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English at grade C/4 or above and an art based subject.

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