Art and Design: Photography Pathway, UAL Extended Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ED3PHPF1LC

Art and Design: Photography Pathway, UAL Extended Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 3 art and design course is focussed on the photographic arts.

The course focuses on a broad curriculum of experimental briefs, creative and technical skills, professional development and contextual studies, as an introduction to a wide range of cutting edge and historical photographic practices.

You’ll be encouraged to develop independent practice within the photographic arts and to take an approach to photography that encompasses fine art, documentary and commercial practice. You’ll also learn to understand photography and develop a critically reflective approach through experimentation, creativity and risk-taking.

You will be working with the excellent facilities at Loxton Campus – including dark rooms, specialist studios and digital suites.

You’ll also be expected to take gain work experience during the duration of the course.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through practical projects and written assignments.

What could I do after this course?

You’ll have the skills to apply for jobs in the photography industry. Or, you could increase your skills with a related foundation degree at University Centre Weston.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C and above, including English and an art-related subject, plus a strong portfolio of work. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Art and Design: Photography Pathway, UAL Extended Diploma

 

Photographer, audio-visual or broadcasting equipment operator

Workers in this unit group operate and assist with still, cine and television cameras and operate other equipment to record, manipulate and project sound and vision for entertainment, cultural, commercial and industrial purposes.

Average annual earnings: £22,737
Employment in region: 989 positions

What Our Students Say

Bethan Saunders, A Level - Art and Design, Media and Photography


Bethan Saunders

“The course gave me freedom to explore my creativity”

A Levels: Art, Media, Photography

What next? Bethan achieved A*, A, B and will progress onto the UAL Foundation Art and Design degree at University Centre Weston.

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