• HNC Photography

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

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We’re looking for you to have two relevant Highers at grade C or above or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and a portfolio of work is required.

What's Involved

To be a professional photographer you will need a range of technical skills for lighting and camera, good people skills for working with models and the ability to work under pressure. A positive work ethic and a passion for your art are also desirable. This course is designed to develop the technical skills required and you will be given the opportunity to work on live briefs which will help to develop the rest. Subjects may include:

  • Portraiture
  • Studio Still Life
  • Documentary
  • Reportage
  • Social
  • Theory
  • Corporate
  • Editing Skills - Photoshop, Lightroom

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you may be able to move on to:

Ayrshire College

  • HND Photography

Edinburgh College of Art

  • Photography

Edinburgh Napier University

  • Photography

Glasgow School of Art

  • Fine Art Photography

Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

  • Commercial Photography

City of Glasgow College

  • Photography

Edinburgh College

  • Professional Photography

Possible Careers you can explore

  • Social Photographer 
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Advertising 
  • Press Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Corporate Photographer
  • Photo Editor

Start Date

28 Aug 2017




Start Date

28 Aug 2017