Duration: two years
Intake periods: February 2015, October 2015
Fees: UK/EU £6,000; international £6,500 (scholarships available)
Funding: students taking this course may be eligible for course funding. Depending on your chosen intake, you must apply for funding within a certain period. Contact a programme advisor for further information.
The Photography HND course provides an introduction into a wide range of photographical disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry you wish. This introductory programme is well-suited to school leavers looking to gain a position in the industry or those hoping to study photography at university.
Over two years you will, in turn, concentrate on a number of different elements of photography. These include: fashion photography, location photography, photo journalism and darkroom practice. The broad variety of modules will help you discover which area of photography you are particularly passionate about and we will offer the career guidance you need to pursue that passion professionally.
Our goal is to provide you with the focused knowledge and understanding of Photography needed to qualify for entry-level, industry positions as Commercial or fine art Photographers, Picture Editors, Picture Researchers, Digital Retouchers, Digital Operators, Photographic Assistants, Professional Photographic Fine art Printers.
In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, your education will help you develop critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills that contribute to life learning, providing you with tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career.
Minimum age: 18
Minimum qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) and two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence
- IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component)
- PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component)
- TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21
Mature students: (over 21) are accepted, subject to professional references, significant work experience and a strong personal statement
Our HND provides you with the knowledge and understanding of photography needed to qualify for entry-level, industry positions as a commercial or fine art photographer, picture editor or researcher, or photographic assistant. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, your education at LCCA will see you develop critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills, providing you with tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career. You may choose to progress onto higher education in the form of professional qualifications or a degree.
Notice: London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) is an academic division of the London School of Business & Finance (LSBF). The courses described on this page are provided by LSBF (t/a LCCA). This website provides information both about courses provided by London College of Contemporary Arts Ltd and London School of Business & Finance (UK) Limited, t/a LCCA. We will always make it clear which entity provides your course and is responsible for academic standards and the student experience before you sign up and on our offer letters. All courses specifically designated for student support are provided exclusively by LSBF.
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