Pearson BTEC HND Photography

International Photography Qualification

Students successfully completing the Advanced Diploma of Photography qualification will also be awarded with the Pearson (Edexcel) BTEC QCF Level 5 HND Photography Qualification.

Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.

A key progression path for Edexcel BTEC HND learners is to the third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the Edexcel BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

Learners studying the Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND will be able to develop a portfolio of work which can contribute towards a specialist Photography degree and assist with entry to employment specialising in photography

Professional Body Recognition

Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate.

Units
  • Visual Communication in Art and Design
  • Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
  • Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
  • Professional Practice in Art and Design
  • Digital Video Post-Production and Editing
  • Video Production
  • Studio Practice in Photography
  • Visual Language in Photography
  • Advertising Photography
  • Digital Image Creation and Development
  • Location Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Photographic Techniques
  • Business Practice in Art and Design
  • Drawing Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Career Opportunities

Students successfully completing the ‘Photography’ course can become Advertising Photographer, Fashion Photographer, Landscape Photographer, Wildlife Photographer, Event Photographer, Video Editors, Graphic Designers, etc – A career of their choice

Entry Requirements

Option 01: A’Level qualification or equivalent
Option 02: O’Level with AMDT Foundation Diploma
Option 03: O’Level with any recognized Foundation qualification
Option 04: Any recognized Diploma or Level 3 qualification
Option 05: Full-time work experience with portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students with recognized diploma or certificate in the relevant field will be given credit exemptions based on past results and portfolio review. Even professionals may join and apply for exemptions with proof of work.

Transfer to UK or Australia

After successful completion students may apply to our recommended list of universities in the UK or Australia to complete their higher studies.

Award & Credit Points

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Photography
240+ Credit points.
Talk to us about how you can get your Edexcel BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) along with an Advanced Diploma, without paying any additional course fee.

Adobe Certifications

Students may additionally (optional) apply to sit for the relevant ‘Adobe Certification’ exams along with the course.

  • UPDATED: August 9, 2016
  • TYPE: Undergraduate
  • DURATION: Two (2) Years
  • INTAKES: January, September