Study is divided across taught hours, studio and/or work environment time, and independent study. Excellent professional and technical support is available and students are encouraged to experiment and work collaboratively on self-initiated projects. We expect students to spend an average of 40 hours per week on their studies, although it is likely that these hours will vary throughout the academic year.
Level 4 of the course provides you with the creative and practical skills that you will build upon during your degree.
It introduces you to a variety of traditional and digital photographic techniques and processes through the units Principles and Practices and Digital Imaging and Production, giving you a strong technical foundation in location and studio lighting, analogue and digital capture and digital post-production techniques.
Level 6 of the course builds on the platform of skills and knowledge gained during Levels 4 and 5. Level 6 adopts an extremely focused approach to your career ambitions, developing specific creative and conceptual skills in order to gain a more complex understanding of the particular discourse with which you wish to be professionally engaged.
Gaining a BA (Hons) award in this discipline equips graduates to compete at the highest level of professional practice as well as providing a platform for potential post-graduate study.