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Photography A-Level at Egglescliffe School

Course description

Year 12 – AS to June exam – then working towards full A level

Year 13 – Studying for the full A-level.

Course content

Year 12 – AS – familiarity with 35mm film cameras, darkroom operations – developing and printing. The production of one extensive project supported by very detailed and thorough research and the completion of a Controlled Assignment (5 hours).

Year 13 – A-level- The production of an extensive Specialist Project supported by detailed and extensive research. The production of a 1,500 word journal to support the coursework piece in which the quality of the written work is very important and the completion of a Controlled Test (15 hours).

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades in GCSEs or equivalent qualifications including English Language and Maths.

Subject Specific

Usually students have an Art background but it is not essential, however commitment and determination are essential qualifications.

Financial information

Are there any expenses involved?

There will be a course fee of fifty pounds to defray the costs of photographic paper and other dark room materials. The department will supply all cameras and studio equipment. Students are expected to travel to a variety of places to gather information for their personal work.

Future opportunities

Direct to Glasgow School of Art to study Photography and to other colleges around the country. To Middlesbrough College of Art and as an aid to a variety of other courses.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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