Photography (PHOTO5 - 5M2094)



Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Photography

Established over 15 years, the Photography course has a well-earned reputation for producing high quality graduates. Designed to provide an exciting and comprehensive introduction to those with a serious interest in Photography, it will help to increase each student’s knowledge and confidence as a photographer.

Throughout the course students will investigate various aspects of Digital Photography as well as more Traditional Methods.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a serious interest in Photography and, when called for interview, should bring a selection of their own work (15–20 images). Candidates are also requested to bring a reference.


On completion, students will have a strong Portfolio of images that will direct them towards employment or entry into 3rd level courses. Students may also apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of courses at universities and colleges of technology.

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to and contact the relevant universities and colleges.

Course content:

  • Health and Safety Practice
  • Photographic Techniques
  • Studio Practice
  • Black & White Printing/Processing
  • Create your own Web Site
  • Visual Communications
  • Introduction to the History of Photography and Visual Culture
  • Computer Skills
  • Image Processing - Photoshop CS5
  • Digital Photography
  • Work Experience
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamworking
  • Gallery Visits
  • Field Trips

Course Cost:

The cost of this course varies depending on an applicant's status. Further information on course charges is available here.

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