Professional Photography (in conjunction with Kingston Uni) (3rd year entry) (subject to approval)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course is designed to enable you to further develop your skills in contemporary and commissioned photography, preparing you for a future career within the Creative Industries.

You will develop your creative potential as you immerse yourself in the art of professional photography and learn the wealth of skills needed to enter this fast-paced and competitive industry. This course is industry-linked and holds accreditation by the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) and is endorsed by the Association of Photographers.

You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced lecturers in state-of-the-art Edinburgh College photography studios including a drive-in facility suitable for shooting vehicles, advertising, and fashion. The equipment store contains an extensive range of industry-standard equipment available for loan including top-of-the-range cameras, lenses, and lighting. In-house colour-managed printing is available from our new Focal Point, a purpose-built digital printing and retouching lab. You will receive guest lectures from professionals in the industry, here you will make essential industry connections for your future career.

What you will learn: Final major project; Photography in context; Professional futures.

Entry Requirements

HND Photography with an A or B in graded unit. Interview and portfolio of work.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Performing Arts and Photography

SCQF Level