Photography A level at Woking College
Our Photography course involves using creative approaches which go beyond mere observation and recording. You will use photography as a means of personal enquiry and expression, and create artwork using traditional darkroom techniques and digital imaging. At the end of the year, your work will be exhibited in our Art & Design show at Woking’s Lightbox gallery.
Component 1 - Coursework: Art & Design Coursework (Portfolio & 1000-3000 words - 60%)
- Section A: Generating practical work, ideas and research from primary and contextual sources.
- Section B: Supporting study based on a selected topic
Component 2 - Examination: Art & Design Externally Set Assignment (12 hours - 40%)
- Section A: Respond to a stimulus to produce work which portrays the ability to research and develop ideas & link between personal and external work
Five A*- C grades (or equivalent 4+) including at least a C grade in an Arts subject.
Coursework = 60%, Examination = 40%
This course could lead to University Courses such as Film and Media Studies or Photography.
Photography is an excellent choice of subject for students taking other Art & Design and Media courses or as a way of developing useful skills in this very popular recreational activity. Highly motivated students, who build up good portfolios of work whilst at Woking College will be able to pursue a wide variety of careers in Photography.
Alternatively, students can combine Photography with another subject at University for a career in architecture, theatre design or drama, for example.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woking College directly.