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Art and Design - Photography A Level at Parkside School

Course description

Do you have a passion for photography? Are you gripped by the power of photographs? AS/A2 level Photography will give you the knowledge to use SLR cameras and digital cameras in an informed manner utilising many different techniques.

Course content

A2 will give you the opportunity to utilise your skills and produce an indepth body of work exploring your own ideas. You will also produce a written assignment of 1000 words investigating a theme of your own choice within photography.



Entry requirements

Completion of AS Photography


Practical coursework units one and two

3000 word essay OR another unit of practical work suported by 1000 word essay

Exam with supporting work 15 hours

Future opportunities

The art and Design Photography course prepares you for many vocational opportunities and also provides you access to a variety of degree courses. 

Further information

The Art and Design Photography course requires you to explore photographers and techniques and present your findings and ideas through written and practical work.

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: Photography A