Capture the world in its many facets and faces. Create and seize unique moments in time. Explore your creative passion and bring it to life. This course, based on our dedicated arts campus, will help you focus on your future as a professional photographer. Course Overview Our foundation course will give you a strong grounding to experience life through the camera lens to advance your studies to degree level. You’ll learn all the essential photography basics - how to use a variety of cameras, both digital and film, how to make creative images, work in a studio and on location, and how to print your photos to a high standard. In addition, you’ll explore historical and contemporary photographers and images to encourage you to develop your own style and flourish as a photographer ready for year one of the degree course. Former students have gone into a range of photographic careers, become freelance photographers, curators and editors and some have secured solo exhibitions in art galleries just months after graduating. On this course you will:
- Develop your photographic and editing skills while experimenting during workshops and outdoor activities.
- Work with students across the creative arts, collaborating on projects and exploring new mediums.
- Be taught by industry experts with experience working freelance and within creative organisations.
- Have the opportunity to exhibit your work publically alongside the work of classmates across the arts.
- Making Images
- Making Objects
- Visual Enquiry
- Portfolio and Progression
- Photographic Image Capture
- Cultural Contexts
- Picturing Place: Culture & Identity
- Collaborative Practice
- Networks & Narratives: Photography in the Community
- Immersive Image-Making
- The Photographic Interface: Industry Experience
- Theorising Photography
- Blueprint of Practice
- Independent Research Paper
- Resolution of Practice
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Carlisle - Brampton Road
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
If you are over 21 and returning to study after being in relevant employment for a minimum of 3 years and do not meet the published entry requirements for Year 1 of our degree courses, please do not assume you are not qualified to join us. Our experienced Admissions and Academic staff will review your prior qualifications and professional experience to support your application. The Integrated Foundation Year programmes support your return to education and are specifically designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree but may not have all the necessary qualifications, skills or experience to join the degree in Year 1. Contact our Course Enquiries Team for more information.
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6125||Year 1|