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Photography A Level at Queens` School

Course description

Component 1 - Coursework (60%)
A visual project with an internally set theme.
A 3000-word personal study

Component 2 - Externally set examination (40%)
A visual project with an externally set theme. 15 hour timed test

Entry requirements

Students must also have a C grade or above in GCSE Maths and


Component 2 (40%) is a 10 week personal project based on a theme that is externally set by Edexcel. The 10 week preparatory period ends with a 15 hour timed test in which the final outcome is made. All work from the 10 week period and the timed test is assessed.

Future opportunities

A level Photography is an excellent precursor to a career in the creative sector. The UK’s creative industries are now worth a record £84.1 billion to the UK economy. Higher education destinations for past students include prestigious institutions such as St Martin’s College and The Slade. Courses studied at universities include Photography, Journalism, Fashion, Architecture, Education, Digital Media and many more.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 August 2017
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