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Art and Design - Photography (A2 Level) at Abbot Beyne High School - a Specialist Visual Arts College

Course description

There are 4 assessment objectives at A2. In each unit of work a student will need to show evidence of Visual recording, Critical thinking, Practical research and Personal development. Work is displayed in a sketch book and final images are printed and window mounted. The four assessment objectives facilitate a holistic approach to creative thinking and problem-solving that will stand any student, wishing to enter the workforce or continue into higher education, in good stead. It is not necessary for students to have a camera for this course. Students will need to show a high level of commitment as it requires them to be motivated to go out and take a great deal of images which can be very time consuming. Digital Photography is an excellent way for any student wishing to be engaged with a creative subject.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs grade A-C.

Financial information

No cost to full-time students.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as History of Art to prepare for higher education in areas of art and design, photography, architecture or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to art and design such as an Architect, Interior or Fashion Designer. The course will also encourage you to explore your creative mind and help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abbot Beyne High School - a Specialist Visual Arts College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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