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Art and Design (Photography) HNC

Nottingham College

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UCAS CODE: ADP1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    City (Adams)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**This exciting new course aims to meet the needs of future artists and designers in the contemporary creative industries. Dedicated pathways provide the opportunity to explore a specialist medium in detail, in preparation for further degree-level study or working in industry.****Within the HNC Art and Design course, the Photography specialist pathway embraces the skills, language and knowledge needed to succeed at the cutting edge of this global communications industry. Students will be encouraged to explore their creativity, take risks, build their confidence, and prepare to reach their potential.****For the course scheduled to begin in January 2021, course delivery is planned to run through continuously until the end of August 2021.****About the course**There is an emphasis on employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry to or progression within the creative sector and to enable progress to higher study at Level 5 on the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design or BA (Hons) Digital Media Design top-up degree pathways.**HNC Core modules include:**- Professional Development - Contextual Studies - Individual Project - Techniques & Processes**Specialised mandatory units:**- Lighting for Photography - Photographic Practices **Specialist optional units:**- select one or two units to make up to 120 credits of study**Assessments**A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are utilised such as: projects, presentations, industry work experience and individual or group assignments. There are no examinations.**Qualification awarded:**Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Art and Design (Photography) - awarded by Pearson**Bursaries**We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.**Your career and progression**From the HNC, students can progress to the Level 5 HND in Art and Design (subject to validation), and then our Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design or BA (Hons) Digital Media Design top-up degrees (awarded by Nottingham Trent University) or similar. Art and design graduates are very much in demand in the creative arts and associated industries, such as marketing, publishing, branding, retail merchandising, design agencies and community arts organisations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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UCAS Points : 48

You will need a minimum of 48 UCAS points from: At least two A Levels at A2; BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma; International Baccalaureate and Access to HE Diploma.

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University information

Nottingham College

  • Campus address

    New College Nottingham, City Campus, The Adams Building, Stoney Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NG, England

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