Photography GCSE

Photography GCSE

This is a practical and hands-on course, during which you will explore a range of photographic techniques, processes and equipment.

You will study the art of photography through making and investigating using camera, lenses and lighting. You will learn and develop printing and compositional techniques - working to a brief, theme or topic and presenting your work.

Alongside the practical aspects, you will undertake a related historical/cultural project to expand your knowledge of this fascinating subject.

For general enquiries, please contact: admissions@newcollege.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications required but a keen interest in photography, personal commitment, an inquisitive nature and enthusiasm are essential.

Future career and study opportunities

On completion of this course, you can progress onto A Levels or other Level 3 courses in Photography and in Art & Design. It can then lead you into a range of exciting careers, including commercial photography.

Work experience/Careers Extra

This course does not contain a specific work experience component but many of the skills you will learn are essential to employability.

If needed, our Employability Team can help you find local work placements that will support the course.

Additional resources/costs

We ask for a small contribution towards resources and it would also be useful for you to have access to a compact digital camera or DSLR.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other full-time course, email admissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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