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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A-Level Photography

Course Details

Students on this exciting course will:

  • Build a portfolio of still and moving images exploring a wide range of materials, processes and techniques including film processing and digital photography
  • Experiment with a wide range of photographic materials and processes
  • Be taught how to research and analyse the work of relevant artists and photographers
  • Complete studio and location-based photoshoots related to a set theme
  • Complete independent photoshoots related to the theme
  • Present their work in the annual exhibition

Modules Studied

  • Component One 60%: Portfolio of work including a personal study
  • Personal Study: An illustrated dissertation on a personal area of study between 1,000-3,000  words
  • Component Two: 40%: Externally set assignment

What can I do after I have completed this course?

Photography related degrees: including fine art, fashion, media, Art, and Design Foundation course.

Photojournalism, curation, TV and Film industries, Fashion Photography, Website design, Food Photographers, Travel photography.