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Photography HNC/HND

  • Students

    Both digital and film-based photography are essential areas of visual language. The course focuses on the development and extension of existing skills and knowledge in the production of photography for digital media and print.

    There is an option to do a level 4 HNC in one year.

    "Teachers set high expectations and devise suitably challenging tasks and activities to help students develop their knowledge and skills. ." (Ofsted, 2016)

    During the course you will be encouraged to develop both creative skills and individual style. The course will also encourage the development of commercial skills and knowledge.

     Studies may include a variety of techniques that may include -

    • Photographic Techniques
    • Visual Language
    • Silver-based Imaging
    • Digital Imaging
    • Studio Photography
    • Location Photography
    • Critical Paper
    • Specialist Practice
    • Independent Practice
    • Professional Development 

    If you need information about a loan for your fees and other related information please contact The Student Loan Company

    Please be aware we do require you to apply via  UCAS .

    The UCAS Institution Code for Gloucestershire College is G45.

    The UCAS code for this course is 37C2/37C3. 

    Please see Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy and Code of Practice available at (subject to agreed amendments).  Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy and Code of Practice has been written based on guidance from external bodies that regulate consumer law, customer protection and education standards.  If you have any queries about either Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy or Code of Practice, please contact Gloucestershire College’s Admissions department via telephone 01242 532008 or

    Please note that modules could be subject to change but any such changes, to module delivery, would be in consultation with the students.


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