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Art Design Photography

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What's Involved

The course offers an exciting project-based approach where you will develop your graphics and photography skills alongside like-minded artists culminating in professional, industry-relevant outcomes that will form a portfolio of work to prepare you for further study or work within the industry. We’re proud of our community of creative artists and you’ll be encouraged to collaborate with other courses to deliver an industry-like experience. We will support your development as an artist in a range of areas.

You can expect to study:

  • Visual language in art, graphics and photography
  • Print making and photographic processes
  • Digital and analogue photography (including dark room)
  • Studio practice
  • Digital software (such as Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom)
  • Materials, processes and technical skills
  • Problem solving in 2D, 3D and time-based imagery
  • Exhibiting your final major project

As part of your assessment, you will undertake projects that will allow you to utilise the various skills acquired throughout the course. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. It is a complete programme and is therefore not taken with any other course. Having an understanding and interest in graphics and photography will benefit you personally and professionally.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4, including English and/or Maths, plus a successful portfolio interview.

Where will it take me?

This course provides students with a portfolio for progression to our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (which will prepare you for transition to higher education), or directly to degree level courses in a wide range of creative arts and design subjects. We have links with Central St Martins, London School of Fashion, Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Arts, and Ravensbourne University. Graphics and Photography can lead to a wide variety of careers via apprenticeships or directly into employment, including in Advertising, Illustration, Publishing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Animation, Motion Graphics and Special Effects.

Did You Know?
There are more than two million jobs in the creative industries and creative jobs have increased by 30.6% since 2011. Creative jobs are future-proof jobs – 87% of creative jobs are at low or no risk of automation. (Source: Creative Industries Federation 2017).

Course Assessment Method

100% Coursework, including practical/written assessments.


Where and When

Graphics & Photography Level 3 Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801

Notes

  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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