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Photography AS/A2 Level at Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Do you enjoy taking photographs? Do you want to learn more? This course will introduce you to traditional darkroom and modern digital photography techniques. Photography is a form of communication and expression: a visual language, which deals with the construction and interpretation of both personal and cultural meanings. You will learn to explore and develop your ideas through research, experimentation, reflection and refining.

Course content

• Unit 1: Art and Design Coursework
• Unit 2: Art and Design Externally Set Assignment
• Unit 3: Art and Design Coursework, Practical Work, Personal Study
• Unit 4: Art and Design Externally Set Assignment

Units 1 and 2 form AS level and are equally weighted. Units 3 and 4 complete the A level and also have equal weighting.

Entry requirements




Future opportunities

Students can go on to study Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Design, Media or Film Studies at University, although the points gained from a Photography ‘A’ level can be used for any further course. Careers include Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photojournalism, Media or business opportunities based around Photography.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years