Project Description

Photography (Portfolio Preparation)

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If you would like a career as a professional Photographer, our Photography course will provide you with a broad range of skills to support your ambitions. You will explore a wide range of Photographic techniques, including portrait photography and narrative photography. Using our professional facilities, including our iMac Digital Arts Studio, you will use the skills and techniques involved in digital image processing, to produce professional quality photographic images.

For those seeking a career as a professional Photographer, whether portraits, events or journalistic, our Photography course supports progression directly to your own career, with a Start your own Business award integrated. In addition, you will produce a portfolio of work for progression to Higher Education and further study.

What Makes This Course Special

  • New for 2021-22!
  • Build your Photography portfolio
  • Talented artists on our staff
  • Progress to work, with Start your own business
  • Progress to Higher Education, with portfolio
  • Professional Digital arts suites with Apple iMacs

Course Content

  • Photographic Techniques
  • Digital Photography
  • Narrative Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Image Processing
  • Start Your Own Business
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Media and Press Photographer
  • Photo Journalism
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Events Photographer
  • Media and Press Photographer
  • Art Photography
  • Exhibition & Product Photographer
  • Editorial Design Creative
  • Technical & Illustration
  • Visual Merchandiser

Entry Requirements



  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Photography 5M2094


Additional Costs

  • Students need to have access to a digital SLR camera and a laptop

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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PLSS Code: 316746

Coordinator: Susan Murphy

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.