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Art & Design Photography A level at Sussex Downs College

Course description

This exciting and creative course encourages you to explore the visual language of photography. This course is designed to help you become visually literate by getting you to explore how images work, what composition does and how to control lighting, focus and exposure. You will develop skills in both digital and chemical image making and explore the work of many other photographers, artists and filmmakers. The course is project and assignment based giving you practical experience with digital and film SLRs, developing darkroom skills, practice in the photographic studio, an ability to critically analyse work form the history of photography, and instilling self-awareness of your own progress in the subject.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need at least GCSE English Language grade C/4.

Assessment

Internal assessment will take place at regular intervals throughout the course. External moderation will take place at the end of the course

Future opportunities

After completion, you can go on to employment, an apprenticeship or further specialism in Education. Learners wanting to progress in the creative industries may take the one year full-time Art Foundation Course, the two year Foundation Degree or a three year full BA Honours course in the specialism of your choice.

Further information

This is a new course which works to the new reformed specification

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: 22 May 2018
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