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Art & Design: Photography Level 2


Type: Full Time

Subject: Art, Design and Photography

Level: 2

Start Date: 04 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 2

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 to something fantastically creative and enjoyable. So if you're looking to develop your interest in photography through both traditional and digital methods then this is the course for you.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

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.

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, as well as 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.

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 Art & Design: Photography course or other creative arts subjects such as graphics, fine art or media.

Are there any additional costs

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.

Other details

This course will take place at the Media and Journalism Centre, 50 Broadway.

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