Photography - A Level (Eduqas)

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 2 Years
Level: Level 3
Location: Sixth Form College, Angel

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ABOUT THE COURSE

A Level Photography will help you develop a sense of what makes an effective image and understanding the historical development of the photograph, its impact on society and our understanding of ourselves. You will research and write coherent analyses, demonstrating consideration and imagination in your own work.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • photographing people
  • photographing places
  • still-life photography
  • documentary photography
  • photojournalism
  • experimental imagery
  • photographic installation
  • fashion photography
  • digital imaging

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language
  • Grade 5 or above in GCSE Art and Design, or a related subject*
  • Three further GCSEs at grade 4 or above

If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.

*If you did not study GCSE Art and Design, or a related subject, we will assess your suitability based on a portfolio of work. For help and advice on building your portfolio of work, please click here.

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment takes place regularly on the course to provide feedback to develop your visual artwork and written components. The course contains two assessed component - a personal investigation portfolio and an externally set assignment. 

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.

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Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
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311-321 Goswell Road
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