HND Photography (Year 2)

Course Content

This course is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in professional photography. Practical by nature, you will learn and develop skills in our dedicated photography studios alongside our experienced, supportive and friendly staff. Our studios are well-equipped with lighting and photographic equipment, giving you freedom to explore your creativity and develop your portfolio. With a focus on your future professional career, you will develop your independence, organisation and time management skills. Our course is highly regarded across the sector and is ideally placed to also help you progress on to university. 

Entry Requirements

A strong body of photographic work is required such as drawings/designs/photography. In addition a relevant Higher/equivalent qualification is required, preferred English and Art/Design or successful completion of a relevant level 6 course (and minimum 85% attendance). Mature applicants without formal qualifications will be considered on presentation of a strong portfolio. To progress to 2nd year learners must successfully complete all 1st year units and display satisfactory attendance, timekeeping and commitment.

Method of Assessment

Continuous internal/external assessment with the focus on portfolio production and submission. 

Future Prospects

Successful learners may apply to study at degree level at university or go directly in to creative industry employment in areas such as professional photography, exhibitions, editorial, education, fashion, advertising etc. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Art & Design

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

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