HNC/HND Photography for Industry

The HNC/HND Photography for Industry is designed for photographers who wish to enter profession and want to develop a range of skills on a nationally-recognised Level 4/ Level 5 qualification. During the course, learners will develop the skills required for studio, location and dark room work. 

Entry Requirements

For entry to the HNC Year 1 candidates will need at least 32 UCAS points from A Level and BTEC comparable qualifications, portfolio and satisfactory reference.

 

For entry to the HND Year 2 candidates will need at least a pass at HNC (Photography) with a compatible unit structure, portfolio and satisfactory reference.

 

Mature students welcome.

International Entry Requirements

For application to HNC year 1 candidates will need at least 80 UCAS points from A Level and BTEC comparable qualifications, electronic portfolio accepted from overseas students, High School Leaving Certificate, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent English certificate.

 

For application to HND year 2 candidates will need at least a pass at HNC (photography) with a compatible unit structure, electronic portfolio accepted from overseas students, High School Leaving Certificate, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent English certificate

Course Content

The dedicated professional lecturing team offer industry level training in a wide range of practical and theoretical areas to ensure you are well prepared for progression onto higher education or into industry. You will work in our dedicated Creative Industries Centre and have access to specialist equipment.

 

The HNC award is made upon the accumulation of 120 credits from the units studied. These units may include:

 

  • Visual Communication
  • Ideas Generation and Development
  • Contextual and Cultural Referencing
  • Professional Practice
  • Darkroom Practice
  • Location Photography
  • Studio Practice
  • Lens-based Recording Techniques

 

The HND second year award is made on the total accumulation of 240 credits from the units studied. These units may include:

 

  • Project design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Photographic Techniques
  • Fashion Photography
  • Advertising Photography
  • Press Photography and Photo Journalism
  • Critical Studies
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Managing a Creative Business

 

Duration

One year, full time. Next course start date: September 2017.

HND (top-up) One year, full time. Next course start date September 2017

Progression

Successful HNC graduates can progress onto the HND in Photography or on to university for year 1 or year 2 entry into a degree course. HND graduates can progress onto a range of Universities) for year 3 top up qualification to BA (Hons). The course also prepares graduates for work in the Photography industry

Additional Information

On completion of year one you will be credited with a BTEC Higher National Certificate in Photography.

On completion of year two you will be credited with a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Photography.

Tuition Fees 2017-2018:

HNC Award (Year 1) - Home/EU students - £4950 / International Students - £9000 plus awarding body fees and consumables.

HND Award (Year 2) - Home/EU students - £4950 / International Students - £9000 plus awarding body fees and consumables. Fees quoted are per year of study and may be subject to change - please contact us for the latest fees advice.

Awarding Body: Edexcel

Institution Code: DSLR

Course Codes - please ensure you select the correct code when making your UCAS application, using the Apply Now link below:

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