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Photography Level 6 (VTOS)

Photography QQI Award Level 6 (VTOS)

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Photography students at Coláiste Dhulaigh CFE will build on previous experience to apply their skills in the areas of technique and vision to an advanced level suitable for employment or starting a business within the field.  Students are encouraged to blend artistic, documentary or journalistic work into a portfolio reflecting their own personal style.

QQI Award (Level 6)

This course gives students the opportunity to acquire the principles, techniques and creative skills needed for a career in the photography industry. The course interweaves acquiring digital and traditional skills for photography along with real world practical projects.

Course Content

This course contains a broad range of subjects which lay the groundwork for the practice of Photography including, Studio Photography, Fashion Photography, Documentary Practice, Advertising Photography,  Digital Imaging, Desktop Publishing,  Arts Event Management, History of Photography, the Art of Colour Photography and Start your own Business.

Certification

QQI Award Level 6

Duration

One year

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Certificate in a related area. Mature and postgraduate students are also actively encouraged to apply for this course.

Career Opportunities

This course will provide the skills required to become a working photographer.  It will allow learners the opportunity to build a valuable portfolio of photographic material for entry into employment or as a freelance photographer.  There are employment opportunities in a variety of areas including Newspapers/Magazines, Advertising, Websites, Corporate Publications, Weddings, Family Occasions, Events etc.

Progression to Degree Level

QQI Level 6 Photography provides an ideal platform for graduates to apply for advanced entry to the  Degree programmes in Photography in DIT, IADT Dun Laoghaire or Griffith College among others (subject to portfolio submission).             

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Photography Level 6 (VTOS)
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