Photography A Level at New College Nottingham
Photography can be provocative, heart-warming, challenging and eye-opening. This course is for you if you want to understand how to use a camera to
capture a shot or a scene perfectly in different conditions. You’ll be a creative person, who enjoys experimenting with new techniques and styles.
This course has an experimental and practical approach designed to build on your existing skills. Working in our industry standard IT suites, you'll be using the most up-to-date packages to enhance and develop your photographs. Getting you into focus for your career, which is just a click away!
The course is experimental and practical in approach and is designed to build on your existing skills. Topics include: history of photography (equipment, materials, photographers and photographic movements); general photographic theory; darkroom skills for black and white photography; digital photography; using Photoshop; and photographic contextual studies.
You'll need 5 GCSEs grades A*-C including English Language, Maths and Art and Design, plus you’ll have a strong interest in photography.
You’ll undertake a combination of coursework, personal investigation and a controlled test.
AS Level: two coursework assignments supported by developmental work; controlled assignment.
A Level: a major coursework assignment, supported by developmental work and a sketchbook personal investigation; controlled assignment.
You could progress to a related higher education course such as photography, media or art and design.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.