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Photography - Higher National Diploma (HND) Top Up

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

This Photography HND will build on your previous experience and is a challenging and wide ranging course whose central aim is to introduce students into higher education and employment in the photographic industry. Students will develop practical, academic and research skills alongside their exploration of image taking and image making. The broad variety of assignments will help students to discover which area of photography they are passionate about, and staff will offer the career guidance needed to pursue their passions professionally. Modules covered: Professional Practice Advanced Photography Studies Moving Images Art Direction Conceptual Art Applied Practice Collaborative Project A fundamental aspect of the student's development is educational visits, which enhance the course experience and underpin all assignments. Previous destinations have included Paris (Paris Photo), London and Dublin, giving students the opportunity to not only add to their own portfolios but also to network with other photographers at an international level. Guest lectures are also incorporated into the curriculum to enhance students understanding of professional practice and previous guest lectures have included acclaimed photographers, curators, marketing and PR representatives and specialist practitioners.

3. Entry requirements

- Completed HNC in Photography or equivalent Level 4 certificate of higher education - GCSE English Language at grade C or above or equivalent - We also welcome applications from those with relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. All applicants will be given the opportunity to attend one of our Open Event workshops. All applicants will be interviewed face to face (interview questions and portfolio.) Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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