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Starts

12 Sep 2022

Study mode

Part Time

Campus

Framwellgate Moor Campus

Duration

18 weeks

Level

Level 2

Awarding body

NCFE

Course code

1050642
Fee Information

If you are aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course could be free dependant on the level of the course and your eligibility criteria.

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Standard Fees of £ - (To Be Confirmed)



Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

Learn how to plan and produce creative digital photography, audio and media for creative and professional projects.

Course details may be subject to change

Hone your media skills, from perfecting how to use a digital camera to developing audio and video editing skills and even the application of photography to short film production.

This course will consist of practical workshops and instruction, providing the skills necessary to create exciting materials for a range of professional and creative intentions.

You will be taught how to manage a project from planning through to creation of innovative products suitable for a variety of needs, all tailored to you! Through hands-on learning you will explore research, idea generation, framing, technical production and post-production processes, resulting in a final outcome you can be proud of.

Entry Criteria

No specific entry requirements

Study Aims

During the course you will learn the following:

  • Using digital cameras ~Developing photo editing skills and understanding of software
  • Printing and finishing including application to materials e.g. Mugs, T-Shirts
  • Researching applications for photography, including business applications
  • Creative planning and idea generation
  • Applying skills to creative photography projects and tasks
  • Evaluating work against aims

Modules Studied You will study the following modules:

  • Use materials, tools and equipment to develop techniques (3 credits)
  • Investigate creative enterprise and employment opportunities (5 credits)
  • Develop ideas (4 credits)
  • Create, present and evaluate final production (3 credits)

Times of Delivery

Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Teaching and Assessment

This course will consist of practical workshops and instruction, providing the skills necessary to create exciting creative photographs for a range of professional and creative intentions.

You will be taught how to manage a project from planning through to creation of framed prints, t-shirts etc. Through hands on learning you will explore research, idea generation, framing, technical production and post-production processes, resulting in a final product you can be proud of.

Learning will be captured in the form of a workbook of activities and reflection.