Short Course - Advanced
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Taught by our specialist staff, this course accommodates those who wish to build on previous dark room and camera experience, and further explore their personal practice. This will vary depending on the level of experience and desire to develop work independently or with the support of the lecturer.
The course includes full access to Gray's School of Arts darkroom facilities. You are encouraged to develop self-directed study in the film format of your choosing from 35mm, medium format to 5x4 and larger.
You will have access to the photographic studio, a Fibre Based Paper drying drum and a large heat press / dry mounting press.
All chemicals are provided.
Tuition and advice will be tailored to your individual and chosen path of creative practice.
Please note: Intermediate Photography will run alongside our Advanced Photography Short Course.
This course includes some classes that meet on location, requiring you to travel to the location or be picked up from Gray's on a Saturday or Sunday.
You will be supported to understand the design process through class talks, individual/group discussions and studio-based practice.
You are taught by specialist staff who will offer practical advice and instruction together with personal encouragement in discovering individual creative skills. You will receive general instruction and one-to-one tuition tailored to suit your personal level of experience and ability.
A suggested materials list will be issued with booking confirmation.
A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.
This course is not formally assessed.
Students are encouraged to inform us at the time of enrolment of information relating to a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty.
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants with profound physical or sensory disabilities are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in academic writing, study skills, maths and statistics, English language and information technology.
This course is recommended for those who have completed the Intermediate course or equivalent. Students must have knowledge and experience of film developing and darkroom practice.
All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of course excluding the Young Artist programmes.
Course fee: £365
A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.
STUDENT ID CARDS
Students enrolled on a 40/60 hour Short Course are eligible for student discounted rates around the city and at our Gray’s School of Art Materials Shop. Find out more:
Gray's School of Art Materials Shop
Located within the Gray’s building, the Art Materials Shop stocks a wide range of specialist materials, papers and equipment for all kinds of creative ventures. Open to all, both student and non-student, with very competitive prices, the staff are on hand and happy to help. Open between 9am-3.30pm Monday to Friday and a selection of dates over each semester to accommodate the Short Course students.
Staff appreciate many Short Course students are busy through the day, so they are happy to take phone orders that can be collected from reception at a later/more convenient time for students.
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see: