Photography, Higher National Diploma (HND) Top Up

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This Photography HND will build on your previous experience and is a challenging and wide ranging course whose central aim is to introduce students into higher education and employment in the photographic industry.

Students will develop practical, academic and research skills alongside their exploration of image taking and image making. The broad variety of assignments will help students to discover which area of photography they are passionate about, and staff will offer the career guidance needed to pursue their passions professionally.

Modules covered:

• Professional Practice

• Advanced Photography Studies

• Moving Image

• Art Direction

• Conceptual Art

• Applied Practice Collaborative Project.

A fundamental aspect of a student’s development is educational visits, which enhance the course experience and underpin all assignments. Previous destinations have included Paris (Paris Photo), London and Dublin, giving students the opportunity to not only add to their own portfolios but also to network with other photographers at an international level.

Guest lectures are also incorporated into the curriculum to enhance students understanding of professional practice and previous guest lectures have included acclaimed photographers, curators, marketing and PR representatives and specialist practitioners.

Special Features:

There will be opportunity for learners to attain a level of professional practice. Strong links to the creative industries will facilitate industry-related briefs and real scenarios that provide an opportunity for students to acquire professional work ethics, time planning skills and working within a creative team.

Learning is supported through a series of guest lectures and contextual visits, where students will have the opportunity to visit galleries, museums and exhibitions and have discussions with professional practitioners for advice and guidance.

Educational trips also feature within the course and are an excellent opportunity for students to network with photography professionals and add to their portfolio.

NB: Please be advised that this course will only run if we reach sufficient numbers.

In order to ensure you are making your decisions based on accurate, up to date and complete information. All information about your course including the programme structure, entry requirements, fees and teaching & assessment methods is available to you via the prospectus.

Please see our HE Prospectus available in full online.