What will I learn?


This course is designed to reflect the ever-changing professional photographic industry. Students are able to spend the majority of their time working on practical projects. Students undertaking this course have access to an excellent range of camera equipment, studios, film darkroom, digital darkroom and Apple Mac facilities.

You will be challenged to review your present thinking about photography and to build on that basis by means of practical work, discussion and research. Live briefs and commercial projects are an integral part of the course..


Successful completion of the full HND Photography course will allow entry into the second or third year of a university degree course in photography or specialist area.

Career Prospects

Successful students could find employment in a range of photographic careers including self-employment or photographic roles such as advertising, corporate, fashion, press, editorial, curating, picture research, fine art practice etc.

Which department am I in?

Dumfries and Galloway College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

Expected August 2022


Dumfries Campus

College Gate,

Bankend Road,


Dumfries and Galloway,

DG1 4FD, Scotland

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.