James Watt College

HNC Photography

James Watt College
In Kilwinning

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Typology HNC
Location Kilwinning (Scotland)
  • HNC
  • Kilwinning (Scotland)
Description

This course will introduce you to the skills, knowledge and equipment needed to enter the world of professional photography. Taught by staff with extensive industry experience, the course combines a high level of practical work with industry practice and theory and is well equipped with a wide range of professional equipment and software.

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Location

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Kilwinning (North Ayrshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education North Ayrshire Campus Lauchlan Way, KA13 6DE

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· Requirements

One Higher Grade pass, preferably English, and two Standard Grades/ Intermediate 2 passes or a suitable group of SQA modules. Some applicants may be admitted without formal qualifications. All applicants are required to bring examples of their photographic work to an information session.

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Course programme

HNC Photography

Course Aims:
This course will introduce you to the skills, knowledge and equipment needed to enter the world of professional photography. Taught by staff with extensive industry experience, the course combines a high level of practical work with industry practice and theory and is well equipped with a wide range of professional equipment and software.

Course Content:
· Image Editing 1 ?Theory ?Portraiture ?The Creative Process, ?Applied Techniques ?Studio Still Life ?Corporate ?Image, Editing 2 ?Environment ?Documentary ?Graded Unit 1

Progression Opportunities:
Candidates can progress to year 2 of our HND with the addition of, optional units or to degree courses such as the BA Photography, offered at both Napier University and the University of Cumbria.

Career Potential:
Employment opportunities within a wide range of design related, fields including design consultancies, advertising agencies, print, companies, magazine and book publishers, newspaper industry,, marketing and PR, television, web and multimedia.

Course Assessment:
Knowledge and skills are assessed in a variety of ways, primarily, connected with project-based work. Candidates undertake a Graded Unit, designed to provide evidence that the principal aims of the qualification, have been achieved.


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