|A-Level, AS Level|
If you have a general interest in photography or are considering a career linked to photography and have a flair for arts based subjects then this is the ideal course for you.
What do you need to apply for the course?
You’ll need five GCSEs at grade C or above including a GCSE grade C or above including English and an art and design subject. If you do not have an art and design based GCSE then you will need to present a portfolio of photography at the interview stage.
What are the key things you’ll learn?
You’ll develop a wide range of photography skills concerning both traditional and digital photography including:
- Studio lighting
- Location photography
- Darkroom skills
- Digital imaging using Photoshop
You’ll also record and research a variety of different types of photography techniques and photographic artists’ work.
How you will learn
You’ll learn through a combination of practical lessons in the photography studio, digital imaging suite and darkroom and through taught and independent critical research of a variety of photographic artists.
Where could this course take you?
You could go on to study photography at Higher Education, either with Sunderland College or at a university.
What costs will you incur?
You’ll need to purchase some A3 coursework journals and a small amount of photographic materials, such as film and paper, however an allowance for some photographic materials is provided. Basic materials for independent studies and homework will also be needed.