Would you like to work in a fast-paced and innovative industry? A career in visual media will be challenging and exciting as you keep up with the constant changes. Places on our award winning courses in photography are highly sought after by students… and our graduates are in huge demand in the industry.
Developments in layout and design, internet technologies and mobile phone applications and advancements have created a huge demand for visual arts professionals with a high level of new skills and creative, artistic, commercial and communications talents.
You can benefit from learning your craft from our team of tutors, who are very well thought of in the industry. Our Photography Department has almost fifteen years’ experience in providing superior standard photographic education and training. We deliver award-winning courses in photography and have gained an enviable reputation in the Irish photographic industry.
Our photography course graduates are now working in all genres of photographic practices and we have long enjoyed the support of our colleagues in the Irish Professional Photographers’ Association. In addition, Griffith students have dominated the sMedia awards for the last number of years.
Our students have won News Photographer of the Year 2011, TV Production of the Year 2012 and 2014, Photographer of the Year 2012, Sports Photographer of the Year 2013, and ‘Smedia Photographer of the Year 2013. In 2013, all five Photographer of the Year finalists were from Griffith College. We’re very proud that our students have also won Inspirational Arts Awards 2011, Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the year – Source Award 2012 and numerous IPPA awards.
The BA in Photographic Media is offered on a three year full-time basis or a part-time version also offered over three years, the first time this level of study has been offered in this format in Ireland.The programme has a distinct commercial bias, a professional approach allied to analytical skills and creative judgement. That said there is the opportunity for students to explore all genres of the medium.
Our photography course graduates are highly skilled, experienced and above all employable. They are consistently recognised for adding to the visual arts media in Ireland and abroad. Graduates will have the skills to go straight into employment or for further study at even higher levels.