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Solihull College & University Centre

Photography

UCAS Code: 066W

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

A*,A*,A*,A*-D,D,D,D


A Levels including Photography min grade D - 48 UCAS Points

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject.Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

For entry into the second year of the HND Photography course a minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile at level 5 or above and must be in a relevant subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Must be in a relevant subject

Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This course will immerse you in to an intricate and detailed insight of a photography studio, run by tutors with a wealth of industry experience. You will study a range of photographic techniques, materials and technology, which includes both digital and darkroom, location photography, studio practice, photographic theories, as well as the professional skills needed to run a business.

Following successful completion of the HND in Photography there is the opportunity to progress to the BA Hons Creative Arts Practice Level 6 top up course validated by Oxford Brookes.

Modules

Year One (Level 4)
Core 1 Professional Development 2 Contextual Studies 3 Individual Project (Pearson-set) 4 Techniques & Processes
Specialist 10 Lighting for Photography 11 Photographic Practices
Optional * 26 Darkroom Techniques 31 Visual Narratives

Year Two (Level 5)

Core 32 Professional Practice 33 Applied Practice Collaborative Project
Specialist 40 Advanced Photography Studies

Optional * 48 Conceptual Practice 50 Material Selection & Specification 61 Creative Industries Placement
*Optional units are subject to change but those listed are the units most likely to be delivered

Assessment methods

Units will be awarded following successful completion of the set assignment briefs. All student work is internally assessed by the staff delivering the unit and then both internally and externally moderated to ensure fairness and parity.

Assignment briefs will be set throughout the academic year with multiple assessment points. Students will receive feedback on their progress throughout the year and will accrue the required credits for each academic year.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

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Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Art and Design

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