This is an exciting subject which will allow you to develop specialist technical knowledge in digital photography alongside high level creative skills through practical working on a chosen theme. The course includes the study of traditional photography and experimenting with photo-manipulation software to create contemporary pieces.

Entry Requirements:

A GCSE Grade C or above in Art or Photography is desirable. Those without this qualification should arrange an interview with the Photography teacher.


How the course is taught:

Class lessons consist of individual and group tasks. There are opportunities for visiting UK locations, where students are encouraged to use props and experimental techniques to build a creative portfolio, and international visits to study architectural and cultural photography.


What areas are covered by the course?

Component 1
Genres. Focusing on an individual theme.

Component 2
Examined Unit. Students will select from a set of externally set questions.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed through 60% coursework and 40% examination.


Career Opportunities

Many students have continued their studies at university on a variety of arts-related degree courses. Career opportunities include self-employment in Photography, New Media, Film industry, Fashion Photographer and Photo Journalism.