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Our home study courses offer you the flexibility to complete your assignments when it is convenient for you. You can work at your own pace and spend as much or as little time on an assignment as you need.

Our Classroom-based courses cover the same material as home study, either every other Saturday or one evening a week. It’s up to you. Whatever option you choose you’ll receive the guidance and support of our expert tutors.

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The American Academy of Photography has earned recognition from the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC).

The IARC plays a role in ensuring our quality standards relating to course content, delivery, assessment and administration are maintained. IARC's role as an independent recognition association gives reassurance the Academy has undergone checks relevant to the post-secondary education industry in general terms.

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The American Academy of Photography, as part of the Further Learning Group, is a BTEC approved learning centre.

BTEC has been the most successful applied learning brand for over twenty-five years. BTEC is administered by Edexcel and owned by Pearson Education, the world's largest education company. BTEC courses are offered exclusively by approved learning centres which have been thoroughly vetted.

I work full time as a financial accountant and I wanted to take my photography to the next level. It’s been really interesting and valuable to learn even the simplest techniques. I would highly recommend using the Academy of Photography to progress your photography skills.

Katherine Avey

I chose to do it all online because I work full-time. I can study whenever I like, and it fits in with my lifestyle. There are lots of resources - recommended reading, video tutorials, and the forum. I would recommend the course to others.

Crystal Baker

Photography is painting with light and to understand how much influence lighting has on your photography made a big difference to the photos I’ve been producing. Anybody that decides they want to take it up as either a profession or a hobby, this is the kind of course that you need to do.

Peter Withiel

As a past student, I have to compliment the course content, tutors and management of the Academy. The assignments were well thought out and I found my tutor Miriam to be excellent.

Fredric Scott
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