Art & Design: Photography Level 2
Type: Full Time
Subject: Art, Design and Photography
Start Date: 11 September 2023
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
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.
This course will take place at the Media and Journalism Centre, 50 Broadway.