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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Photography A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3374K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > A Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,Photography
Location: Ludlow
No fee information available

About the course

Photography combines technical instruction and creative freedom. Whether you’re interested in digital photography or traditional darkroom-based work, you’ll receive expert support and tuition. This is an ideal subject for students wishing to follow a path into film, media, the arts and photography-related areas. Photography is regarded as a cross-curricular subject and is accepted by universities and colleges as a discipline showing wide-ranging ability.

Why choose us

Continually achieving nationally recognised high standards. Fully-equipped darkroom and film developing room. Excellent range of computers, all with Adobe Photoshop. Yearly exhibitions of student work. 100% pass rate achieved since 2015. Freedom to plan your own major project theme.

What you could do next

Many students go on to study Photography, Film and Animation or Visual Arts at university, or combined degrees such as Historical and Cultural Studies, or Media and Computer Imagery. Possible careers include commercial/fine art photography, freelance photography/photojournalism, advertising, graphic design, multi-media, film and television.

Popular modules

  • Personal Investigation

  • Darkroom Photography Project

  • Photoshop Editing

  • History of Photography

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via a Personal Investigation assignment & an externally set task

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including English. One creative GCSE such as Art & Design or Art Technology would be helpful, but not essential. Mature students may apply with a portfolio of work for consideration.