A Level Photography

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
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What will you be working towards?

Code PHO/3AL/21
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This fascinating course will see you combining practical techniques to develop the essential technical skills you’ll need to pursue a career in Photography. You will explore a range of photographical concepts through the critical analysis of a variety of famous photographers and images.


You will develop your skills through a range of topics including:

• Studio and creative lighting
• Traditional and digital photography
• Photoshop

Under the guidance of our subject specialists, you will research contextual sources, develop ideas and experiment with different media within our specialist facilities. We have outstanding learning spaces, including an onsite Photography Studio.

You will grow your skills through a range of personal projects which will develop your technical skills and ability to respond to a brief, idea or concept in the medium of photography.

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is via examination and coursework. Please speak to our team for further details.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE Photography or a relevant GCSE Art subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered. General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.

Your next steps...

Naturally this is a vital qualification for those aiming for a career in Photography. Our students typically consider careers in areas such as Documentary, Fashion and Product Photography, Media, Post-production and Styling.