Art, Craft & Design (Photography)

Course Length: 2 years
Study Type: Full time
Start Date: September 2024
Course Code: 72899-33

Course Overview

Photography is a medium that has witnessed vast growth as a means of communication and expression. A level Photography is an opportunity to explore the practice, theory and art of this discipline, and will introduce you to a wide range of photographic influences, approaches and technologies. You will cover both digital and analogue methods to develop and master your own creative and technical skills.

The course has an emphasis on creative work, which you will use to illustrate an understanding of photographic techniques whilst referencing the work of industry practitioners and icons. You will also gain a practical and theoretical understanding of the medium and its creative processes. As a result, you will become familiar with various styles and techniques - from basic equipment you can make at home to the latest digital technology.

  • Entry Requirements
    Grade 9-4 at GCSE in a creative subject (GCSE Art/GCSE Photography) plus portfolio.
  • Careers/Progression
    A level Photography offers a path toward careers or further study in photography, creative arts, media, fashion, journalism and much more. It provides transferable skills for any subject or career path requiring innovation and the ability to problem solve.

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