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Photography

University Centre at Salford City College

UCAS Code: PH02 | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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64

to include GCSE's in English and Maths at C/4 or better

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

The objectives of this HND Art & Design (Photography) course are as follows:
? To equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global photography environment.
? To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels.
? To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
? To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in fashion, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Photography, or a related area.
? To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
? To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of photography.
? To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large, with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that photography plays in addressing these issues.
? To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised qualification within their chosen area of specialisation.
? To provide opportunities for students to achieve certifications.
? To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond.
? To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
? To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

Units at Level 4 include:
? Professional Development
? Contextual Studies
? Individual Project (Pearson-set)
? Techniques & Processes
? Lighting for Photography
? Photographic Practices
? Darkroom Techniques
? Studio Photography

Units at Level 5 include:
? Professional Practice
? Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson set)
? Advanced Photography Studies
? Moving Image
? Commercial Photography
? Event Photography

Modules

Year 1
1 Professional Development 15 credits
2 Contextual Studies 15 cr
3 Individual Project (Pearson Set) 30 cr
4 Techniques and Processes 15 cr
10 Lighting for Photography 15 cr
11 Photographic Practices 15 cr
26 Darkroom Techniques 15 cr
66 Studio Photography 15 cr

Year 2
32 Professional Practice 15 cr
33 Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson Set) 30 cr
38 Advanced Photography Studies 30 cr
52 Moving Image 15 cr
68 Commercial Photography 15 cr
69 Event Photography 15 cr

Assessment methods

Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Art and Design are assessed using a combination of internally assessed Centre devised internal assignments (which are set and marked by Centres) and internally assessed Pearson set assignments (which are set by Pearson and marked by Centres). Pearson set assignments are mandatory and target industry specific skills. The number and value of these units are dependent on qualification size.

? For year 1, one core, 15-credit, unit at Level 4 will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment targeted at particular skills.
? For year 2, two core units ? one core, 15-credit, unit at Level 4 and one core, 30-credit unit at Level 5 ? will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment targeted at particular skills.

All other units are assessed by centre-devised internal assignments.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Pendleton Sixth Form College

Department:

University Centre

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