What's it all about?

There are lots of different areas of photography that you could specialise in including weddings, fashion, architecture, families, forensic, wildlife and corporate. You will need to invest in your own photography equipment and most photographers become self-employed.

Who is it for?

You will need to have a creative flair and an eye for detail. You will also need good communication and interpersonal skills, a technical ability, time management skills, motivation, self-belief and lots of patience to get the right shot!

Who we work with

We work with the followingemployers to help you getcareer ready and gain real work skills:Sunderland Culture, Digital Krush.


of our photography students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)

College of the Year

*Pearson BTEC College of the Year 2019

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for health and social care students including:

  • £11 million Arts Academy with a200-seat commercial theatre.

  • Photography studio.

  • Photography dark room and equipment.

Find out more about our Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

Expert & friendly support