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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    St Margaret’s Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced staff, this Part-Time Higher National Certificate provides essential skills, knowledge, and understanding of photography to support your progress within the creative industries. This two-year evening course takes place at our St Margaret’s campus, where our excellent photography facilities contain darkrooms and professional studios and digital mac suites that will allow you to explore and develop your photographic practice and understanding. Delivery is split into four units per year. Learning takes place through lectures, workshops, and demonstrations. Our online portal Moodle (VLE) will provide you with an online environment that you can access remotely to support your learning.As a Higher National Certificate graduate, you may be eligible to formally progress on to year two of a related top-up honours degree. Graduates from this course who already possess an honours degree have progressed directly onto MA Photography programmes. Previous graduates from this course have been successful as press photographers, photographic assistants, freelance photographers across a broad range of fields such as portraiture, studio, wedding photography.

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A level : D

Standard entry to this course requires a recognised level 3 qualification in a related subject (i.e. two A2s at grade D, extended diploma PPP, or an Access to HE). You are expected to hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or equivalent. We welcome mature applicants who do not match standard entry requirements that can demonstrate the ability to study this subject at university level and also demonstrate experience in photography or a related discipline. Applicants are required to bring to interview a portfolio demons


University information

Leicester College

  • Campus address

    Leicester College, Freemen's Park Campus, Aylestone Road, Leicester, Leicester, LE2 7LW, England

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