This is a two year course: it is worth one A level. This can be taken in a combination with other level 3 courses (including A level, IB and vocational).
If taken in combination with two IB courses and a vocational course, students will be taking the IBCP (International Baccalaureate Career-related Pathway).
Course description: There are 2 units in total:
Skills based projects. Mini projects set throughout the year on varying themes to develop students photographic and Photoshop skills.
Component 1: Personal investigation – A practical based project relating to a topic of personal interest submitted with a written essay.
Component 2: Externally set assignment–A project where the theme is set by the examination board. Students complete there final outcome in an 15 hour exam.
The course provides a broad range of both practical and theoretical topics that would allow students to develop their personal interests in the field.
Art A levels can open up a variety of options at apprenticeship and university when studied in combination with other subjects. e.g. with maths or physics, this can be an gateway subject for architecture.