The Sheffield College has developed a national reputation through its delivery of photography and media programmes across a broad range of courses, from beginner to degree level. This programme is aimed at the adult learner who wishes to enter a career in the creative industries. The course focuses on the development of the learner’s photography or media skills - with a focus on a specialist pathway - in preparation for application to higher education study.
The course encourages the learner to develop a professional standard portfolio based on their chosen specialism. The course begins with introductory ‘skills build’ tuition, as the course progresses students will produce outcomes based on their specialist pathway. Professional practice is at the center of the programme and learners will be encouraged to gain experience in working with clients on live projects.
English Language and Maths GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above or equivalent qualification.
Equipment and studio hire is available for a small fee per year (approx £35). Students can expect to pay for consumables and print costs at approximately £150 per year.