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Photography - BTEC Level 3 at Bolton St Catherine's Academy

Course description

Photography is a highly creative and practical subject which provides opportunities for work with both traditional and digital media. Students explore how photography is used to convey messages and meaning, developing their cultural understanding and perception of the world around them.

Course content

Students are introduced to a range of photographic media, techniques and processes including darkroom photography, digital imagery and studio lighting. You will be expected to respond to given briefs and themes, you may go out on location shoots and manipulate images with specialist software to develop and communicate your own ideas.

Entry requirements

Preferred 9-5 in GCSE English and Mathematics


AS Level Photography Unit 1 - Coursework Portfolio Unit 2 - Externally Set Assignment Each unit = 50% of AS/25% of A Level (80 marks) A2 Level Photography Unit 3 - Personal Investigation Unit 4 - Externally Set Assignment Each unit = 25% of A Level (80 marks)

Future opportunities

Future opportunities: Some of the more popular career choices our students pursue include advertising, fashion photography, photo journalism, creative directing, product photography and commercial photography.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 June 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September