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                                                                                                          Photography
                                                                                                          andVideo
                                                                                                                                                       The university level courses      You will have opportunities
                                                                                                                                                       in this area offer you the        to go on a European
                                                                                                                                                       chance to study moving and        residential, as well as gain
                                                                                                          Andrew had previously studied art,
                                                                                                          but wanted to take a more specific           still-image genres including      crucial industry experience
                                                                                                          direction. After a part-time evening class   drama, documentary,               through projects set by
                                                                                                          in Photography, he then went on to
                                                                                                          take the Foundation Degree course in
                                                                                                                                                       conceptual (Video Art and         external clients such as
                                                                                                          Photography and Video.                       Art Photography), corporate       MioDestino and Maz
                                                                                                                                                       and current affairs, editorial,   Photographers.
                                                                                                          During the second year of the course
                                                                                                          he was announced as the winner of the
                                                                                                                                                       fashion and advertising.
                                                                                                          prestigious Fujifilm Student Awards 2009,                                      Previous learners have
                                                                                                          run in partnership with Penguin Classics.    The department’s impressive       gone on to complete BA
                                                                                                          The winning shot of a wilted flower can
                                                                                                          now be found on the cover of Rachel          facilities will ensure your       (Hons) Degrees or secured
                                                                                                          Carsen’s novel, Silent Spring.               career in photography has         employment in areas such
                                                                                                                                                       a great foundation. There         as portraiture, weddings
                                                                                                          Andrew is now studying a photography
                                                                                                          degree at De Montfort University. He         are three large studios, two      or fashion.
                                                                                                          said: “Winning the competition definitely    printing and processing dark
                                                                                                          helped my photography by giving me
                                                                                                          confidence and belief in my work. To win
                                                                                                                                                       rooms, digital SLR cameras
                                                                                                          a competition like this is a great feeling   and a fully-equipped Apple
                                                                                                          and I think it gives something extra to      Mac suite.
                                                                                                          show when looking for jobs.”




                                                                                                                               Andrew Partner
                                                                                                                               Foundation Degree
                                                                                                                               in Photography and Video.
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Foundation Degree in
PhotographyandVideo
Thiscourserespondstothehugedemandforstillimagesin
contemporarylifewhilstofferingmulti-skillinginnewmediaand
videotechnologies.
                                             WhatdoIneedtostart?                        Whoistheawardingbody?
Full-timeandPart-time                     GCSE English grade C or equivalent (without     De Montfort University. Please see Associate
UCASCode       Full-timeL36W640    
CourseCode     Part-timeA7190            this you will be asked to complete a Literacy   Universities page 126.
CourseStarts    September
CourseLength   Twoorthreeyears         test) plus 80 UCAS points to include either:
Location         StMargaret’sCampus       • Art and Design Foundation Studies             WhatelsedoIneedtoknow?
                                             • relevant Access to HE course                  A residential is organised once a year.
Core subjects cover historical               • National Diploma/NVQ level 3 in a             Previous destinations have included Milan,
and contemporary lens media                     relevant subject                             Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. The guest
practice through traditional study,          • at least one A2 level in a related subject.   lecturer schedule has recently involved
negotiated projects and work                                                                 presentations from Chris Coekin, Joy
                                             A portfolio of work is required at interview.
experience. Specialist modules                                                               Gregory, Thin-King Media and
deliver training across the broad            We welcome applications from adult              Clement Cooper.
genres of editorial, fashion, studio         learners who do not match the standard
and creative applications.                   entry requirements but who can                  WhatcanIdonext?
                                             demonstrate commitment to studying this         The course is validated by De Montfort
Supporting modules explore video             subject at University level, and who can        University with a formal progression
production, digital imaging and              evidence academic or vocational experience      route to the final year of their BA (Hons)
professional media practice. The             in a related field.                             Photography and Video degree.
course has a strong emphasis on
                                             Overseas learners please see page 116.
testing the industrial abilities of                                                          You may choose to seek work across a broad
our learners. Last year we won               Howlongisthecourse?
                                                                                             range of fields including portraiture, studio
both the MTV and Fujifilm Student            Two years, full-time.                           or wedding photography on a freelance
Photographer 2009 Awards.                    Three years, part-time.                         or employed basis. Or you may choose to
                                                                                             become a photography assistant in a range
You will have access to our industry-        HowwillIbeassessed?                         of vocational fields, including retail.
standard photographic studios,               Assessment is continuous throughout
darkrooms and equipment.                     the course.                                     HowdoIapply?
                                                                                             For full-time please apply to UCAS at
                                             Whatisthefee?                                www.ucas.com
                                             The fee is currently under evaluation and yet
                                             to be confirmed. Please call 0116 224 2240
                                                                                             For part-time please apply to Leicester
                                             for the latest fee information.
                                                                                             College. Call 0116 224 2240 for further
                                                                                             information.
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Foundation Degree in
VideowithPhotography
Thiscourserespondstothehugedemandformovingimagesin
contemporarylifewhilstofferingmulti-skillinginnewmediaand
photographicpractice.
                                         WhatdoIneedtostart?                        Whatisthefee?
Full-time                               GCSE English grade C or equivalent (without     The fee is currently under evaluation and yet
UCASCode        L36W690
CourseStarts    September              this you will be asked to complete a Literacy   to be confirmed. Please call 0116 224 2240
CourseLength   Twoyears              test) plus 80 UCAS points to include either:    for the latest fee information.
Location         StMargaret’sCampus
                                         • Art and Design Foundation Studies
Core subjects cover historical and       • relevant Access to HE course                  Whoistheawardingbody?
                                                                                         De Montfort University. Please see Associate
contemporary moving image                • National Diploma/NVQ level 3 in a
                                                                                         Universities page 126.
practice through traditional study,         relevant subject
negotiated projects and work             • at least one A2 level in a related subject.
                                                                                         WhatelsedoIneedtoknow?
experience. Specialist modules                                                           Live projects and competitions are an
deliver training across narrative film   A showreel/portfolio of work is required at     integral part of the course.
making, non-fiction production and       interview.
creative applications. Supporting                                                        A residential is organised once a year.
modules explore photography,             We welcome applications from adult              Previous destinations have included Milan,
multimedia/web and professional          learners who do not match the standard          Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. The guest
media practice.                          entry requirements but who can                  lecturer schedule has involved presentations
                                         demonstrate commitment to studying this         from Chris Coekin, Johannes Roberts,
Recent success includes a second         subject at University level, and who can        Thin-King Media and Clement Cooper.
year learner who produced a              evidence academic or vocational experience
channel ident for an MTV Asia            in a related field.                             WhatcanIdonext?
                                                                                         On successful completion of the Foundation
competition which was broadcast
                                                                                         Degree you can progress to the final year
on the channel and website.              Overseas learners please see page 116.
                                                                                         of the BA (Hons) Photography and Video
                                                                                         degree at De Montfort University.
You will have access to our industry-    Howlongisthecourse?
standard digicam and AVID and            Two years, full-time.                           You could work as a production assistant
Final Cut Pro digital post-production                                                    or a freelance videographer across a broad
suites. You will also access the         HowwillIbeassessed?                         range of fields including news, documentary
Apple Mac Suite with its up-to-          Assessment is continuous throughout             and narrative production.
date software and make full use          the course.
of our professional darkroom and                                                         HowdoIapply?
photographic studios.                                                                    Please apply to UCAS at www.ucas.com

								
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