Intermediate Photography (Level 6)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus, Easterhouse Campus


This course is designed to provide you with a vibrant and creative experience and assist with the development of your photographic skills, and provide you with a sufficiently broad base of relevant photographic skills appropriate to either employment as a practising photographer, or alternatively for successful articulation on to the HND programme.

Content includes:
Campus A:
Block One

Photography: An Introduction (D952 11); Monochrome Processing and Printing (D956 12);
Camera Techniques (F51S 12); Portraiture Skills (F51N 11); Introduction to Digital (DOf7 11)

Block Two

Photo- Reportage (F8KL 12); Media (F580 11); Portraiture Skills (F51P 12); Portfolio (FR2E 12) (x2);
Basic File Optimisation (FR2F 12);

Block Three

Portfolio (FR2E 12) (x2); Research (F8KJ 12); Location (D0KR 12) (x2); Studio (FR2D 12)
*( x2 ) double unit

Campus B
Block One

Photography: An Introduction, Basic File Optimisation; Basic Camera Techniques; Introduction to Studio Photography

Block Two

Photo Reportage; Portraiture Skills; Portfolio Production x2; Digital Workflow; Research Project

Block Three

Portfolio Production; Digital Manipulation and Print; Product Photography Skills; Social Networking;

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. All applicants will be interviewed and will be expected to have an enthusiasm for the subject and will be required to present images which demonstrate their interest in photography.

Progression Routes

HNC/D level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display