All about our Photography A-Level course:

A taste...

This course supports students to develop technical camera, studio and darkroom skills. You will also develop creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, team work, verbal and written communication and handling of numerical data.

The details

The course is taught in a computer room equipped with Adobe Creative Suite. In our darkroom and studio, you will print and exhibit your work using a professional large format printer. The course also involves trips to galleries, photography visits and talks from professionals. Distinctive modules include: - Skills building - Developing a personal project - Completing a personal project - Personal investigation

How is this course assessed?

The course is 60% coursework unit and 40% exam unit. Both are internally assessed and externally moderated.

Examining Body


What about careers?

You can progress onto higher education. Careers from studying Photography include Photographer, medical or forensic imaging (if taken with science), graphic designer, studio assistant, lighting assistant, camera person, director of photography, art director, teaching.

Which other courses does this combine well with?

Photography combines well with Media, Journalism, Graphics, Art, Film, English, History.


Career Prospects