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A-Level Photography

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Code 6342Y1
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


You will use your passion for taking photos to develop your knowledge and skills in the creative photography process. You will gain a thorough understanding of photography and learn how to develop your ideas into an engaging piece of art. Our expert tutors will teach you a range of advanced techniques and processes; let you explore portraiture, landscape and still-life photography, and guide you on how to present your ideas in an informed and meaningful way. Over the course of the two year you will produce practical and contextual work in a number of areas including: * Portraiture * Landscape photography * Still-life photography * Analogue and digital photography * Documentary photography * Photo-journalism * Experimental imagery * Photographic installation * Recording in video * Television * Film * Editing, image manipulation, printing and an outline of photographic history and culture

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by a combination of both practical and written work, documented in a portfolio to show evidence of individual research, personal development and concepts. During your final year project you will be required to create a piece of practical work during a timed assessment.

Entry requirements

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.

Your next steps...

After you have completed the course you may progress into further study of photography at our University Centre Hastings, joining our popular BA (Hons) Visual Communications: Photography degree. There are a number of career opportunities available to you after studying this qualification, for instance you may become a commercial photographer, wedding photographer, photojournalist, photographic technician, film specialist, art director, an artist or picture researcher.


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