Lambeth College - L3 UAL Diploma in Art and Design, Photography

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Creative Arts & Media

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    • Full-time
    • Starts Sep 2019
    • Clapham

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The Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design, Photography provides young people with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to the extended diploma, higher education, or into employment. Learners will explore technique, skill and media in the first year, grounding their abilities to capture and express ideas and forms through cameras and image construction. They will specifically develop skills in camera capture, studio set-up and lighting, location photography, analogue and darkroom practices and digital manipulation; they will additionally gain understanding of research and historical context, how to explore media and how to finish and present work.

Entry Criteria

Our minimum entry criteria may be altered at any stage up to and including enrolment. All offers are subject to a successful interview and completion of an initial and diagnostic assessment.
For some of the programmes we offer you will require:
5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 including English and /or maths, or equivalent level 2 vocational qualification at merit or above (or pass if equivalent level 2 vocational qualification if pass or fail only).
Other requirements:
Preferable English & Maths at Grade C or above,
L2 in related subject area or 5 GCSEs at C or better,
Review of portfolio, ideally showing some attempts with moderate success in the subject area.
Please enquire for more information.

Career Opportunities

Digital Designer
Photographer for events
Fine art Photographer
Portrait Artist
Forensic photographer
Wild-life Photographer
Continuity Photographer
Magazine house Photographer
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Fashion branding

  • Awarding body, assessment method and more

    Study Pathways

    L3 UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Year 1/1),
    L3 UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design, Photography (Year 1/1),
    L3 OCNLR Access to HE Diploma in Creative and Digital Media (Year 1/1)

    Assessment Method

    Assignment and coursework
    Other asessment method(s): Observation of practical workshops and Final project outcomes.

    Learning Resources

    Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.

    Digital SLR camera
    4g or higher SD card
    camera lenses (at least 18-55 mm, additional ones thereafter)
    £20 -30 travel credit for the year

    Awarding Body

    University of the Arts London

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    • Full-time
    • Starts Sep 2019
    • Clapham

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