Photography at Gloucestershire College - UCAS

Course summary

Both digital and film-based photography are essential areas of visual language. The course focuses on the development and extension of existing skills and knowledge in the production of photography for digital media and print. There is an option to do a level 4 HNC in one year. During the course you will be encouraged to develop both creative skills and individual style. The course will also encourage the development of commercial skills and knowledge. Studies may include a variety of techniques that may include - Photographic Techniques Visual Language Silver-based Imaging Digital Imaging Studio Photography Location Photography Critical Paper Specialist Practice Independent Practice Professional Development


Core Mandatory Modules (Year 1)

  • Photographic Techniques
  • Visual communication in Art and Design
  • Ideas generation and development in Art and Design
  • Studio Practice in Photography
  • Contextual and cultural referencing in art and design
Optional Modules (Year 1)
  • Darkroom practice in photography
  • Professional practice in art & design
  • Fashion photography
- Photographic material, techniques and technology.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Gloucestershire College welcome any other/combinations of relevant qualifications that are comparable and/or equivalent to the typical course entry requirements. Applicants that do not have recognised qualifications may still meet course entry requirements through alternative methods of assessment at the College’s discretion. All queries regarding course entry criteria including the equivalency of qualifications and exceptional extenuating circumstances should be directed by email to the Admissions Department through [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements


To study Higher Education at Gloucestershire College, normally applicants will be required to have GCSE English and Mathematics grade 4 (C) or above or have comparable/equivalent qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2
IELTS (Academic)5.5Across all skills.

The College also accepts a range of international English qualifications and English language tests that demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. The ability to demonstrate the required level of proficiency in English and Maths, through an appropriate assessment at the College’s discretion may be considered. All course offer decisions are based on an applicant's individual circumstances and the College will approach each application on a case by case basis.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7400 Year 1
Scotland £7400 Year 1
Wales £7400 Year 1

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Photography at Gloucestershire College - UCAS