The Foundation Degree in Photography has been designed around an ethos based upon creative problem solving and ensuring a learning environment in which innovation and originality are cultivated. This course aims to produce versatile photographers who are able to work effectively in a wide range of location and studio-based genres and think creatively while drawing on knowledge of critical understanding of the social, economic and cultural factors influencing their professional setting. Masterclasses in a range of subjects including drone photography, sports photography and use of a range of historical processes are available throughout the year. A varied visiting lecture programme of local, national and international photographers will be available to students in order to further understand the current demands of working in what is a creative and challenging area.
· Academic and Professional Skills (20 credits)
· Foundations of Photography on Location (20 credits)
· Foundations of Photographic Studio Practice (20 credits)
· Self-initiated photography practice (20 credits)
· Industry: Client projects/Work Placement (20 credits)
· Fundamentals of Editorial Photography (20 credits)
· Advanced Location Photography (20 credits)
· The Studio Photographer (20 credits)
· Research, Production and Curation for Exhibiting practice (20 credits)
· Context and Theory: Academic Writing Skills for Photography (20 credits)
· Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
· Exhibiting Practice (20 credits)
UCAS Code: PMI1
Upon completion of this foundation degree students may wish to progress to the BA (Hons) Photography (Top-up) or pursue a career in any of the following areas: photographic technician, studio lighting technician, postproduction assistant, self-employed photographer, social media content provider and Instagram influencing.
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