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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Looking to learn highly-employable skills and start a new career in the creative industries? This course has been designed to provide you with a core understanding of the fundamentals of photography, and prepare you for a career in the contemporary creative industries. A practical, employment-focused and cost-effective alternative to expensive university courses, this vocational course will teach you the skills required to get you into the creative workplace.The programme of study has been developed by professionals who have held senior posts at national creative companies and have also worked for high calibre regional employers in the creative sector. It is taught by an experienced teaching team who are all practicing creatives in their own rights, enabling students to receive the relevant knowledge and expertise needed in today’s fast-paced creative industries.What courses can I do after this?Depending on numbers, there will be an option for progression on to a HND at the college. On completion of the HND you are able to progress to a one-year top up to a BA (Hons) degree at university, and then on to a Masters if you wish, or go directly into employment.What jobs can I get?Commercial Photographer, Fine Art Photographer, Food Photographer, Fashion Photographer, Wildlife Photographer, Stylist, Wedding Photographer, Photographer’s Assistant, Photographic Retoucher, Photography Agency Worker and Freelancer, plus many more.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 48

UCAS tariff points 48 from two full A Levels or equivalent, including one full A Level at 32 tariff points (i.e grade C in a relevant subject).And Four GCSEs at grade 4 minimum (formerly C), to include Maths and English, or an equivalent Level 2 qualification•Two A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC National Diploma, OR•A Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, OR•Subject-related Level 3 Advanced Diploma is considered with other qualifications, OR•An Access to Higher Education Diploma


University information

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education, North Road, Poole, Poole, BH14 0LS, England

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