Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Photography for 16-19 year olds

Study photography at Brighton MET

Brighton MET’s Photography department is staffed by practising professional photographers and it attracts an eclectic mix of students. Lively debates and critiques will help you to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your work.

The practical skills you learn will include studio lighting, dark room skills, printing from negatives, scanning from negatives, hand colour printing, digital printing, using medium format 35mm SLR cameras, film cameras, large format cameras plus digital practices such as Photoshop to produce digital prints. Historical and contemporary studies help to underpin the practical work.

Courses generally concentrate not only on assessments but also on portfolios. You’ll therefore leave the course with a strong body of work to show to universities or employers. The photography end of year show also showcases student excellence to potential employers. Most of our students progress to their first choice universities such as London College of Fashion, Falmouth and UAL.

Available courses

  • Higher Education - Photography Foundation Degree

    This course will enable you to explore the theory and practice of photography in a work-related context.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Photography - UAL Diploma in Art & Design Foundation Studies Level 3 & Level 4

    This post-A-Level course will help you produce a portfolio that can be used to progress to university.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Photography - UAL Extended Diploma in Art & Design Level 3 Year 2

    Year 2 enables you to develop your photographic skills and to explore specific routes into the industry and higher education.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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