Photoshop for Beginners

  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (day)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 20 October 2018; 23 March 2019; 4 July 2019
  • Course duration: Two days

This course is suitable for anyone who’s new to Adobe Photoshop who wishes to apply the software to either artistic pursuits or professional projects.

Photoshop is the standard piece of kit for designers, image-makers and photographers.

What will you gain?

Once you’ve mastered the basics of Photoshop you’ll be able to take your work to amazing new levels.

"The tutor was fantastic. I learnt a lot, and I'm inspired to continue learning after the course." JT

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • be introduced to the functions of Photoshop that are relevant to beginners
  • learn how to work in a non-destructive way
  • create and edit images efficiently so that their impact is maximised
  • explore the software for different print and screen outputs
  • build your skills through practical projects.

As the course progresses (and depending on your interests) you may also look at advanced skills such as:

  • using channels to refine edges and work with masks
  • explore the brush tool, creating custom brushes and applying brush dynamics to get realistic results
  • understand the adjustment layers like curves, brightness and contrast.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418