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Art & Design (Photography) AS & A Level at Hampstead School

Course description

In the context of Photography, this course allows students opportunities to generate and develop ideas, research primary and contextual sources, record practical and written observations, experiment with media and photographic processes and refine towards producing personal resolved outcomes.

Entry requirements

Grade C in GCSE Photography or Art and Design

The course will require you to be a learner who is committed to working independently and to developing a range of skills.


Year 12
This year provides a chance to experiment and take risks with ideas and media. Students will produce a body of work over two projects in order to develop their skills and ideas. A Level

Year 13

  1. Component 1: 60% (coursework – Personal Project)
  2. Component 2: 40% (Externally Set Assignment)

Future opportunities

Photography is a respected Level 3 qualification which develops your critical and creative thinking. It is a wide ranging course that aims to develop your skills in many specialisms within the arts field. Students who study Photography at Level 3 go on to study academic subjects at university and also higher education at specialist art schools. This course equips students with the knowledge and skill base to study Photography or Art and Design at a higher level and prepares them for careers in many industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hampstead School directly.

Last updated date: 16 January 2017
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