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Art & Design: Photography Level 2


Type: Full Time

Subject: Art, Design and Photography

Level: 2

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 2

Who is it for

This practical course is designed to develop your interest in photography at an introductory level and covers a number of interesting topics such as digital photography, image manipulation with computers and studio work. The course can
be a really useful and practical step between GCSEs and BTEC Level 3 qualifications.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English or maths.

What is covered

You will learn how to use the dark room, and develop skills in conventional photographic techniques as well as digital photography. You will create a portfolio of work covering different types of photography, and undertake core units such as drawing and visual studies, contextual studies and exploring ideas and concepts.

How is the course assessed

Through continually coursework

What can this course lead to

Successful completion of this course at Merit level will provide you with excellent preparation to help you move on to Level 3 Art & Design: Photography or other creative arts subjects such as graphics, fashion, fine art or media.

Are there any additional costs

Paper, fi lm and dark room chemicals will be provided for students. There may be costs associated for fi eld trips. Cameras and other equipment can be booked out for learners to use at the Media and Journalism Centre.

Other details

This course will take place at the Media and Journalism Centre, 50 Broadway.

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