UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design - Photography

Course code: PFWK101P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

7th Sep 2020 - 2nd Jul 2021

Witney Campus

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01993 703464

This visually exciting and technically demanding course is aimed at those who want a career as a professional photographer and to work within the photographic industry. You will learn both traditional and cutting edge techniques and explore a wide variety of different genres within photography including fashion, portraiture, advertising, experimental, location, fine art and documentary to help you decide your future career direction. This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills that you will need within the industry and work on exciting project briefs that are both experimental and industry related. You will learn how to use the latest digital technologies in our brand new studios and industry standard Apple Mac suites.

This course will provide the opportunity to experiment with a variety of different cameras and lighting techniques and modules will allow for students to experiment with film making and production. You will also develop your contextual knowledge by exploring a wide range of contemporary and historical photographers, informing your own work. Tutors with a wealth of industry experience will support you in developing your creative thinking and push the boundaries of your own learning. Dedication, hard work and motivation are essential to succeed on this new, exciting and dynamic programme.

The Level 3 Diploma in Photography is made up of 12 mandatory and two optional units. Mandatory units include an introduction to visual language in photography, research skills in art, design and photography, an introduction to materials, processes and technical skills and preparing for progression within photography. During the last part of your second year you will be working on a Final Major Project. The work produced from these units will then go into a professionally produced end-of-year exhibition. Throughout the course you will receive specialist advice and tutor support on portfolio presentation and preparation for University and job interviews.

The course will allow you to develop a portfolio of imagery ready for you to take to a job, apprenticeship or university interview.

Art, Design and Photography students from Abingdon & Witney College have an exceptional record in gaining university places. The course is also recognised as sound professional training by the media and design industry.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above usually including Maths and English OR
Level 2 Diploma at Merit or above usually including GCSE maths and English.
There is a course consumables fee of £110.00 payable at enrolment which covers studio consumables, a photography kit and print credits for the year. There is also a fee of £40.00 for induction / day trips payable via WisePay at the start of term. The total course cost is £150.00. You may be eligibile for a bursary to assist with these costs.

In addition to the main course fees given below there is an optional residential trip costing approx. £380 (cost given for guidance only.)

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £25.00
Materials: £85.00

Total Cost: £110.00


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £5,421.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £25.00
Materials: £85.00

Total Cost: £5,531.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £25.00
Materials: £85.00

Total Cost: £110.00