Extended Diploma in Photography L3

10 September 2019 - 18 June 2020
Full time course days are ( Tue Wed Thur )
9:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Level 3
4050.00 an Advanced Learner Loan is available
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

The Extended Diploma in Photography L3 is a one-year course, which has been designed for a wide range of learners, who are interested in improving their skills and understanding of the art industry.

Course requirements

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 years and over. Level 3 Art and Design Diploma or Sub Diploma with at least a Merit grade.

What will I do?

Learners will study the Extended Diploma in Photography L3, 3 days per week. (Also, undertake maths and English if you do not have an A-C or 9-5 grade) Each learner will produce a portfolio of evidence consisting of a variety of assessed pieces of work, which could include assignments, albums, and various projects throughout the year. You will be using various art materials including paint, pencils etc. UNITS Contextual influences in Art and Design plus a variety of optional units (Units will be discussed at interview depending on your entry criteria)

What will it give me?

Learners will be studying towards a Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Photography

Materials needed

DSLR camera along with basic stationery items (pens, pencils, lined paper, file, etc.) PLUS an art an A3 / A2 workbook.

What can I do when I finish?

This qualification can help to progress learners onto Higher Education at university or the HND in Art and Design – Photography, at Bishop Auckland College, or into employment.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click on the APPLY section below. Alternatively, you can attend one of our Open Evenings and chat to staff or contact us on 01388 443000 and speak to a member of staff. Thank you.


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