Foundation Degree Photography

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art & Design, Media, Photography

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
24 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You would usually need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit
  • DD at A Level
  • DE grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

In a nutshell

This course brings together creative photographic skills and academic study, including digital imaging and industry-led projects.

This course is for you if...

... You are creative
... You have a keen interest in photography
... You’re serious about a photography career

What will I be doing?

This course is structured to provide a wide range of photographic skills and, at the same time, develop the creative and technological skills essential for today's modern photographer.

The course will reinforce your practical potential through a sound knowledge of the history of photography and an awareness of contemporary developments in the medium. The contextual elements of the course also encourage you to think critically about photography and its impact on culture and society.

The course is delivered through a combination of workshops, lectures, tutorials and work-based learning.

What is expected of me?

To enrol on this course, you’ll need GCSE passes in three subjects at Grade C or above, to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent). You’ll also need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit
  • DD Grades at A Level
  • DE Grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE where you’ve achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

What comes next?

This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience for a career in photography or BA Creative Industries Photography programme.

Additional information

You’ll be expected to purchase a good quality digital SLR camera with SD card. Throughout the year you’ll need to provide display materials, such as sketchbooks and portfolios. You’ll also need to purchase your own prints.

Applicants may be asked to attend an interview, take part in a workshop session, or present a portfolio of work as part of the selection process.

This course is franchised by the University of South Wales.

The UCAS course code is W640.

Institution Code is W01.

Campus Code is G.

DSLR Camera, £300+. Mandatory - N

Where can I study Foundation Degree Photography?

CFDG0014AB
Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 24 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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