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BA (Hons) Photography

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Newcastle College Digital Arts 1
  • Length 3 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

BA (Hons) Photography (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

This practical degree is affiliated with the Association of Photography and will teach you fundamental technical and studio skills, such as lighting, camera operation, dark room practice and location photography. Developed in consultation with photographers Christine Harding, Mark Taylor and Mike Baster, this degree is focused on commercial photography and 'capturing a moment'. You will be passionate about the visual world and have strong communication skills, vital on any photo shoot. You will study topics such as composition and the history of photography as well as areas of photography including still life, portraiture, food and editorial to help you become a well-rounded photographer. 

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Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

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