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September 2021
2 Years
Course code ALPHOAD1LC

Photography, A Level

What will I do on this course?

You will experience a range of photographic approaches and skills including digital and analogue camera work, Adobe programmes, studio-based work and darkroom. You will investigate a range of experimental artistic styles and grow your skillset as a photographer through varied subject matter.

You will be expected to do a large amount of work in your own time, as the subject encourages a unique and individualistic approach. You are expected to show critical contextual understanding, creative making and reflective recording through written, visual and other forms.

How will I be assessed?

There is an end-of-year assessment during your first year that determines progression into the second year. During your second year you will be assessed through coursework (60%) and controlled assignment (40%).

What could I do after this course?

You could progress to degrees including Photography in Practice at University Centre Weston, or even the pre-degree Art and Design Foundation Diploma at the College. In addition, there are numerous professions within this field, including photographer, technician, educator and curator.

Remember, as this is an A Level course you will need to choose 2 additional A Levels to study alongside this course

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths.

Course Level

Level 3


Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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