Level 3

Art and Design (Photography) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

Completing this course will give you a BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Photography). Students are expected to generate their own opportunities to explore their subject area with a high degree of independence and are encouraged to use their own time to seek work placements during holidays and weekends. 


 

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Photographic media, techniques and technology
  • Studio photography
  • Digital image capture and editing
  • Commercial photographic laboratory operations
  • Location photography
  • Experimental imagery in photography
  • Lens-based image making
  • Image manipulation using computer applications
  • Darkroom practice and darkroom applications
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Your work will be assessed through a mixture of practical tasks and supporting written material
  • Your progress will be supported by regular, ongoing feedback throughout the course

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.

Important

Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

  • Art and Design Level 4 Foundation Diploma
  • Higher education at university or college