Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

Access to Higher Education Photography - P106

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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Access to HE Photography is designed for 19+ Adults who wish to pursue a career in Photography. The course is equivalent to three A levels and will enable you to progress to university to study photography further. This is progression route to our BA (Hons) Photography

Course Details

The course explores a diverse range of technical and creative disciplines within Photography. Students will build a grounding foundation in both digital and film formats, developing skills that will enhance them to progress internally to our new BA (Hons) Photography, which is planned for 2023. You can also progress to other degree programmes at other universities, or straight into the industry. Students will learn how to use professional camera equipment, darkroom, studio and editing software. Exploring a range of topics within photography such as, portraits, journalism, experimental and advertising. As well as looking into the work of key practitioners, learning how to analyse and critically reflect, both their own work and the work of others. With opportunities to exhibit work, take part in workshops, guest speakers and trips or visits to exhibitions, students will be able to explore and develop photography skills on this exciting and diverse course.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass or above or minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (Grade 4 or above).

Satisfactory interview to evidence your interest in the subject. We will consider you without the above qualifications if you have relevant experience in photography and can evidence your ability to study at level 3, for example, through recent study.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Equipment Required

Digital Camera, USB or External Hard Drive, SD card.

Assessment Method

You will be assessed with a variety of methods, including the building of a portfolio of work, presentations, essays, research and exhibitons

Where can I progress to?

BA (Hons) Photography (subject to validation with Chester Universtiy) delivered at Wirral Met College (New for 2023)

BA Photography at local or national university

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Starting 11th September 2022 - Ending - 23rd June 2023

REF P106O001

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £3384.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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