Photography

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Photography
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY406
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This course begins in September each year.
Duration 2 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Five O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet the minimum requirements for c...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.

Q...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.
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Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 24
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Is this course for you?
This course is a Level 6, two year higher certificate programme, and it aims to equip the student with the visual and technical skills required by the photography industry, allowing the graduate to creatively apply and continuously develop their knowledge in the professional world.
Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Semester 1
• Visual Enquiry (M)
• Photography & Lighting Basics (M)
• Photography Basics (M)
• Communication & Creative Process (M)
• Art & Design History 1 (M)

Semester 2
• Photography 1 – Motion (M)
• Photogra...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
A variety of commercial and industrial photographic areas ranging from medical to fashion, sport and food as well as wedding and portrait photography.

Graduate careers typically include:
• Variety of commercial and indust...

Further Enquiries Department Administration Telephone: (074) 918 6206 / 6210
Head of Department: Nollaig Crombie
Telephone: (074) 918 6203
Email: nollaig.crombie@lyit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2017 0 AQA (All Qualified Applicants)
2016 0 AQA (All Qualified Applicants)
2015 100