A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree that is offered by universities and colleges when students complete a program of study. Most bachelor courses last three or four years with some lasting up to seven years.
Photography is the art of creating images using a camera. Students might work with digital equipment or traditional film and learn about lighting, shutter settings, color, and principles of composition.
A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.
Top Bachelor Programs in Photography in Jamaica 2017
Photography provides broad exposure to a range of practice and conceptual and aesthetic approaches, while offering the opportunity to select a track in one of three areas: Fine Art Photography, Photo Journalism and Commercial Practice. [+]
Bachelor in Photography
Photography provides broad exposure to a range of practice and conceptual and aesthetic approaches, while offering the opportunity to select a track in one of three areas: Fine Art Photography, Photo Journalism and Commercial Practice. The provision of concentrations will produce photographers who will be equipped for the varied professional demands in photography and related practice which are required in the society, while having a common understanding of the conceptual and theoretical framework of art production.
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]