Photography HND (TOP-UP) | Walsall College

Photography HND (TOP-UP)

This course is the natural progression from the HNC Photography and enables further development and exploration of your studies to top-up your achievement to HND level. Our HND Photography course offers a strong emphasis in specialist advanced techniques, opportunities for developing a personal style and guidance in producing a unique portfolio of commercial as well as artistic images, based around themed projects, including portraiture, photojournalism, landscape, fashion, advertising, etc. In addition, the course is underpinned by theory units and involves visiting specialist workshops. Walsall College is proud to boast it’s many industry links, in particular a dynamic partnership with The New Art Gallery Walsall.

Today 500,000 images worldwide are uploaded onto Facebook every second. If you are an art student interested in photography, you’ll be glad to know that in recent times, photography has become elevated in status as an art and displayed readily in art galleries. No other visual medium competes with photography in its capacity for immediacy in capturing the intensity of the moment. There has never been a better time to study photography.

Here at Walsall College, in addition to well qualified and experienced creative staff, we have an excellent range of industry-standard equipment, including large and medium format cameras, a large darkroom and digital post-production facilities.

Applications to all Full Time Undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college please contact us and we will process your UCAS application for you.

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A levels or equivalent related Level 4 qualification (such as the HNC Diploma). Relevant work experience will be considered. All applicants will require an initial assessment and portfolio-based interview.

You can progress to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree, depending on the match of the HND units to the degree course in question. Employment or self employment.

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Basic Information

Course Code P01F5ARD0P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 5
Type Full-Time
Fee £5200, Other fees: £10 Learning Pass with Photocopying & Printing Credit
Start Date Sep 21 2020

Higher Education Loan & Bursary

You may be eligible for a Higher Education Loan or Bursary when studying this course.


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Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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