You will confirm your camera skills and ability to use specialist equipment for studio lighting work and darkroom printing. The emphasis will be on recording, but you will also choose experimental paths relevant to your chosen starting point. You will need to communicate with clarity and demonstrate good subject knowledge by using correct vocabulary when you analyse images and explain your own personal connection to your main focus.
Unit 1 Personal Investigation
Unit 2 Externally Assessed Assignment
The course is assessed through the completion of a Personal Investigation, presented in A3 journals and a Personal Study of 1000-3000 words on a topic related to your area of study. There is also a fifteen hour controlled assignment, in examination conditions to complete final piece/s, following preparation time.
5 GCSE or equivalent grades at 4 or above including Photography.
You could progress on to study any visual Art form at University or Art College, or begin work in a professional capacity.