Certificate in Advertising and Editorial Photography

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Type
Professional
Duration
12 Weeks
Validated by
QQI
Mode
Part-Time
Campus
Dublin
NFQ Level
6
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Course Overview

This part-time, blended programme will introduce you to the world of creative photography for newspapers, magazines, publishing and design agencies.

This part-time, blended, Level 6 programme will introduce you to the world of creative photography for newspapers, magazines, publishing and design agencies. The Certificate in Advertising and Editorial Photography is suited for anyone who wishes to advance and enhance their photographic skills and receive formal certification for these. You’ll be introduced to the role of photography within communication design and will be provided with an understanding of the importance of the materials, techniques, and terminology related to specific creative and technical processes in photography and advertising. Creative thinking, ideas generation, brief solving and shooting to fit a layout are also incorporated.

Why Study Advertising and Editorial Photography at Griffith College?

This certificate is about understanding the role of photography within advertising and design and how you can implement these skills into your own practice. You'll be given the opportunity to explore, both practically and theoretically, the use of photography in contemporary media.

This certificate sits within our Design Faculty, giving you the best opportunity to learn from our award-winning lecturers. At Griffith College, our Photography and Design tutors will help you develop your creative thinking skills, idea generation, and how to create, solve and shoot for a brief.

Course Highlights

  • Studio classes are delivered live, with hands-on projects.
  • Students have access to industry-standard studios and photography equipment.
  • Taught and led by experienced designers.
  • Be part of a multi-award-winning faculty
  • The faculty has an excellent reputation for teaching and learning, with a student-centered approach
  • The design department has strong industry links and projects are industry-led.
  • Full access to Student Adobe Creative Cloud - 20+ cutting-edge creative tools for desktop, mobile, and web

Intake Dates

  • February*
  • September*

*Subject to sufficient numbers.

Course Details

This certificate introduces the role of photography within communication design. It introduces learners to the materials, techniques, and terminology related to specific creative and technical processes in photography and advertising.

You’ll be given the opportunity to explore, both practically and theoretically, the use of photography in contemporary media. It will introduce you to Creative Photography for newspapers, magazines, publishing, and design agencies.

Key photographers and photographic practice are addressed with the introduction of research methodologies, professionalism, and ethics. Development of creative thinking, ideas generation, brief solving, and shooting to fit a layout are also incorporated.

Timetables

The certificate is delivered using a six-hour session, once a week, for each of the 12 weeks. Exact time and days are yet to be confirmed.

How to Apply

How to apply

Applicants should apply directly to Griffith College. 

Entry Requirements

 

This programme provides a pathway for applicants that do not have formal qualifications or training in art and design, and may be considering a career of academic study in this field. 

Applicants who are over the age of 23 may apply on the basis of previous work experience and a demonstration of commitment to further education. 

Applicants under the age of 23 are required to meet the entry requirements by holding an NFQ level 5 qualification.

English Language 

If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information, please contact a member of the Admissions Team. 

In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022. Please see here for further details. 

Non-EU/Non-EEA applicants please note:  

These Irish Government-funded programmes are only available to Non-EU/Non-EEA applicants who are currently resident in Ireland with an Immigration Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM, who have been living in Ireland with a valid Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM for 3 out of the last 5 years. The period of residency for holders of Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM is calculated from the date of receipt of the Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM. 

Fees

For purposes of fee calculation, residence is counted from the time of application.

Tuition Fees

General Fee Information 

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. 

Study Mode: Part-Time

910 EUR

Dublin

 

General Fee Information 

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: Part-Time

Please refer to the Irish/EU Living Abroad Fees section.

Dublin

 

General Fee Information 

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: Part-Time

Dublin 

Non-EU Living in Ireland or abroad: Please refer to our Non-EU Tuition Fees section.

Progression

This programme provides a pathway for applicants that do not have formal qualifications or training in art and design and maybe considering a career of academic study in this field. On completion of this course, students can progress to the first year of our BA in Graphic Communication Design progress with Design.

If a student wishes to further their academic journey within Photography, they can do so in Griffith College through our BA in Photographic Media. 

Successful completion of the certificate’s component module(s) entitles learners to exemption(s) from the related module(s) on degree programme(s) at Griffith College. Please contact the Admissions Office for information on progression options into degrees. 

The parchment provided to learners completing the programme, plus their transcript of results and credits attained, may be used by the learner to confirm their achievement (and support their progression to another programme of study with another institution should they wish to do so). 

Career Progression

  • Photographer
  • Publishing
  • Advertising
  • PR and Marketing

Ready to take the next step?