Art & Design: Photography Level 2
Type: Full Time
Subject: Art, Design and Photography
Start Date: 02 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
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
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application. You may be asked to attend a second interview to show portfolio work.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above or a level 1 Diploma in an art based subject. One of these should be either art or a creative based subject. You must also have achieved a grade 3/D in English and/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 Photography or other creative arts subjects such as graphics, fashion, fi ne 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.