The Level 2 UAL Diploma in Film & Photography has been designed as an introductory programme that will help you to develop practical skills in film-making and photography. You will develop your research skills, your personal confidence, and learn about progression opportunities in the photographic and film industries.
You will have the opportunity to try a wide range of traditional film and digital photography skills and you will work with video to learn about documentary film-making. You will have access to a photography studio and darkrooms to try out a range of experiments with photography and printing.
Themed projects will help you understand art and design more broadly and enable you to make work which expresses your own ideas as part of the creative process. You will have opportunities to improve communication and presentation skills through group activities and student exhibitions.
Assessment is through on-going continuous assessment of unit work leading to a final major project achieved at Pass Merit or Distinction grade. Units are assessed against the course unit grading criteria and all GC's must be achieved in order to pass each unit.
Four GCSEs Grade 3 or above (A*- D), including English or Maths
Diploma Level 1 (Merit or Distinction)
You will also be required to provide a portfolio of your art and design work.
After Your Course
Progession can include:
- Level 3 Extended Diploma Art & Design
- Level 3 Film Production
and a career in film, photography, media and related practices.
Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time ones. The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course