• HND Photography

  • SCQF Level

    Level 8

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Start Here

We’re looking for you to have already have achieved an HNC in Photography. A place on the course is subject to interview and an appropriate 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 build on the technical skills acquired in the HNC course and, along with some underpinning theory, will be mainly project based. 

Subjects may include:

  • Fashion
  • Exhibition
  • Advertising
  • Photojournalism
  • Image Editing


You are likely to have the opportunity to work on live briefs on this course.

Go Anywhere

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

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