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Photography for Beginners

Course Code: ADF1A

Level: 1
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: University Arts London
Qualification: Award
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 8.45pm

About the course

You’ll spend two days in a professional photography studio and edit suite making your own portfolio of photographs. You’ll learn how to frame a shot and a few techniques that will make your pictures stand out from the crowd. Then, in the edit, you’ll add effects and put the finishing touches to your images.

What you'll learn

The course will cover two units:

  • introduction to materials, processes and skills in photography
  • introduction to contextual research in photography.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Your photographs will be assessed, along with a small amount of coursework to support it.

What's next?

Upon successful complete you may progress to the Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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