Photography Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

23099W1 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

The course offers you the opportunity to gain extensive skills and knowledge related to the broad area of photography studies. These skills will be valuable in helping you to pursue a wide range of career options in the imaging industry and/or progressing to higher education.

What will I study?

This course will introduce you to the techniques of both traditional and digital photography. You will be working in our professionally equipped studio, on location, in our large darkroom and in our state of the art digital workshops. The course offers you the opportunity to explore photography for fashion, advertising and marketing, photo journalism, portraiture as well as fine art. The course content also includes visual studies, desk top publishing and historical/contextual studies. Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to explore your own avenues of interest and develop a portfolio of personal work, which will help you pursue your chosen career pathway.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

Work is project based and is assessed throughout the course. A range of methods are used including external projects. You are encouraged to evaluate your own progress using your own initiative and through tutorials.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English and an art related subject.

What can I progress onto?

Many students are successful in their first choice higher education course or in obtaining employment.

Other Information

You will be taught by qualified lecturers who are also practising artists and designers. Opportunities for work experience, work related learning and guest speakers to underpin the professional creative elements of the course are part of your learning. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £8373.00 3F

Exam Fee

£210.00
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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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