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    Programme Title  Certificate in Photography
    CAO Code  Not available via CAO
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  1 evening x 2hrs x two 12-week semesters
    Standard Code Places:  20
    National Framework Level  6
    Award Type  Minor
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Course for You?  
    This photography programme has been popular for many years and has attracted individuals of all ages and levels of interest.
    The programme covers the fundamentals of photography, technical instruction in use of cameras, lighting, composition and image manipulation using industry standard software. There are group discussions and activities along with one-to–one tuition in Mac equipped labs. A photo studio supports the tuition of lighting and controlled environments. Photo shoots also take place on location.
    An exhibition of students achievements takes place at the end of the programme which has been highly commended by professional photographers over the years.
    Minimum Entry Requirements
    • This programme is a hands on studio-based course that requires no previous artistic experience. However enthusiasm and passion for photography are a must. Basic computer skills are required.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterModulesNo of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Digital Photography 1  5  2
     1/2  Digital Photography 2  5  2
    Learning Outcomes
      On successful completion of this Programme the learner will be able to:
    • Work in industry in a number of capacities, either as an in-house photographer, freelance, or be able to start their own business.
    • Have a full understanding of the photography industry.
    • Use a range of photographic and digital imaging techniques and processes effectively and professionally in a major portfolio of work. 
    • Contact: Anne Brennan, Life Long Learning, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: anne.brennan@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186175

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