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Led by an experienced team of photo-arts practitioners, our courses will give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to realise your own unique practice.

A careful balance of workshops, seminars, lectures, study visits, group and individual tutorials provides a structured framework for the development of your photographic skills, knowledge and creativity.

Progression & Career Options

Photographers are required in a wide range of professional fields, from journalism and art and design to animation and forensics. Students who successfully complete the course may progress to degree level study in lens-based media or design at university.

Our Sixth Form (ED6) also offers Photography A-Level. For more details, please look at the A-level section of the website.

For general full time or part time course enquires, please call Student Services on 0191 518 8222.

To see full details on each of our photography courses, run at the Peterlee Campus in County Durham, please click on any of the courses listed below.

Available full and part time course(s) listed below:

The full time courses listed below are for the academic year 2019/20, starting September 2019. For part-time courses please see the start date within the course page itself.

Employment Stats & Facts In This Sector

Infographic detailing key employment stats in photography and boardcasting services, these details can be found in the career coach section of our website