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 course or other creative arts subjects such as Graphics, Fine Art or Media.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
If you enjoy capturing life through a camera lens or like to freeze the moment through an image then this Level 2 course could be the beginning of a creative and enjoyable career. So if you’re looking to develop your interest in photography through both traditional and digital methods then this is the course for you.
What is covered?
Whilst studying this course, 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 various types of photography, and undertake core units of study such as visual studies, drawing, contextual studies and exploring ideas and concepts.
You will also engage with work experience, which will take the form of placement hours with an employer, or through live briefs.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and Maths.
Should entry requirements not be met we are open to review an applicant’s grades/achievements on an individual basis and take into account creative ability.
You will be assessed by coursework assignments.
Paper, film and darkroom chemicals will be provided for students. There may be costs associated for field trips.
Cameras and other equipment can be booked out for learners to use at the Media and Journalism Centre. Having your own camera is not a requirement for entry to the course.