Fife College


Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This is a highly practical course where your creative photographic techniques will develop along with your technical and practical skillsets. Working in our dedicated photography studios you will acquire skills that are commercially relevant for a variety of roles in the photography industry.

Working on your own and with others on live briefs will prepare you equally well for employment or self-employment or for progression to a degree at university. We will support you to become confident in how to manage your time, resources and workflow and encourage you to explore a wide range of photographic techniques. In year 2, you will experiment with alternative processes, work towards an exhibition in a public gallery and produce a significant portfolio (online and print).

You will study:
Studio still life; Darkroom techniques; Photography theory; Digital imaging; Exhibition photography; Photojournalism; Advertising photography; Image editing; Alternative photography processes; Fashion photography; Stock photography; Social and documentary; Portraiture; Moving image; Environmental; Corporate.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably including English or Photography plus 2 subjects at National 5; or NC Photography; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Portfolio.

HNC Photography may give you entry to year 2.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Creative Media

SCQF Level