Course Description

Photography & Digital Imaging

National College of Art & Design NCAD

The course will include instruction in: advanced and alternative dark room skills, printing processes, camera use, studio photography, digital photography and image manipulation. This knowledge, coupled with discussion and analysis, will help students locate current practice within the historic tradition of photography. Through a seminar programme students will be encouraged to engage critically with the profound changes in photographic media and to make pertinent choices in relation to how they use the photographic medium. Students will undertake a historical and theoretical component and make use of the gallery and museum facilities in the vicinity of the college.

College Name National College of Art & Design NCAD
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Digital Photography
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 1 year part-time.
Awarding Body UCD
Entry Requirements Students accessing this course are required to have already completed an introductory course in photography and be able to demonstrate an understanding of black and white photographic techniques, and printing processes. They should have a basic knowledge of how an SLR and digital camera works. A good level of computer literacy (i.e. a working knowledge of PC or Mac) is essential for students attending the course. Students with a background in art and design and related areas are welcome.
Career Path The Certificate in Photography and Digital Imaging is a part-time Certificate. On completion of the course students will have accumulated 20 credits at undergraduate level (NFQL6).
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