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De Montfort University Photography

De Montfort University Photography and Video Foundation Degree (FdA)

The Photography and Video Foundation develops your skills through practical assignments. Read more

Entry criteria

Typical entry requirements

You should possess a portfolio of your creative work.

GCSE English ‘C’ or equivalent and a minimum of 32 UCAS points to include either Art and Design Foundation, Access to HE, L3 (Ext Dip), at least one A2 level or an International Baccalaureate 24+.

Overseas learners can send qualifications (IELTS 5.5), work experience, and portfolio electronically or by post to the Programme Lead.

We welcome applications from adults who do not match the standard entry requirements but who can demonstrate a commitment to studying at university level.

At the start of the course you will need at least one Digital SLR body, relevant compact flash/SD cards, flash unit (desirable), range of lenses (desirable).

Interview required: Yes, if UK based

Course modules

Year one

  • Histories of Lens-Based Media
  • Personal Development
  • Professional Imaging Industries
  • Creative Applications

Photography option route:

  • Photographic Techniques 1
  • Computers in Photography
  • Introduction to Video

Year two

  • Contemporary Contexts: Lens Media
  • Work Experience
  • Negotiated Study

Photography option route:

  • Photographic Techniques 2
  • Photography in the Digital Environment
  • Advanced Video