Photography - Intermediate: NQ (Level 6)

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Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Year - 2.5 Days per week

Start date
Aug 2024
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce”

Karl Lagerfield

Photography is as much about the art of storytelling as it is about the creation of images and on this course, your creativity will grow to truly inspire your work.

You will be guided through that process by our team of award-winning Photography lecturers, with impressive career backgrounds and a passion for the craft of Photography.

This one year, full-time course is for you if you want to develop a career in photography or to progress to a related higher education course.

Course Aims

This NQ award has been designed to provide you with a vibrant and creative experience and assist with the development of your photographic skills. The intention is to furnish you with a sufficiently broad base of relevant photographic skills appropriate to either employment as a practicing photographer or alternatively for successful progression on to HND.

We aim to prepare you for progression to HND level or employment. We believe that it is a fundamental principle that you, as a student, develop your own style, that you can work independently and that your portfolio reflects your photographic ability.

What you will learn

The NQ course at Level 6 is a full-time course and you will benefit from a close working relationship with our lecturing team here at Kelvin.

Units included on the NQ Photography Level 6 course:

  • Photography: An Introduction
  • Basic Camera Techniques
  • Photo- Reportage
  • Portraiture Skills
  • Portfolio Production
  • Research Project
  • Product Photography

Hear about our Photography courses from students.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

You will be expected to have an enthusiasm for photography and you will invited along for an interview and you will be required to bring along a small selection of your images which demonstrate your interest in photography.

Career Opportunities

A career in photography in industry sectors such as, Commercial Photography, Social Photography, Press & Media, Scientific and Medical Photography.

Your role could be as a self-employed freelance photographer or supporting other professionals as a photographic assistant, photographic lab assistant or training others in the art of photography.

Future prospects

Students who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to progress on to study at HND level.

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