Southport College

GCSE Photography

Southport College
In Southport

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Typology GCSE
Location Southport
Duration 2 Weeks
  • GCSE
  • Southport
  • Duration:
    2 Weeks
Description

Students will develop an understanding of how to use a camera and associated techniques. The course contains an equal mixture of practical and theory work.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Southport (Merseyside)
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Mornington Road, PR9 0TT

Starts

On request

To take into account

· Requirements

An interest in photography and access to a camera.

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Course programme

GCSE Photography

Course Aims:
Students will develop an understanding of how to use a camera and associated techniques. The course contains an equal mixture of practical and theory work.

Course Content:
The course includes:
- black and white developing
- printing
- darkroom work
- studio portraiture
- history of photography
- the relationship between art & photography.

Progression:
AS Photography

Awarding Body:
AQA

Exam:
There are three to four assignments and a mini-thesis ( around 1500 words ) which must be completed. There is also a controlled test at the end of the course which is externally moderated. Students will keep a visual diary in which they record ideas, observations, research, technical details, etc. This diary will contribute towards assignment grades.

Qualification:
GCSE Art - Photography

Level:
Level 2

Other Costs:
There is a materials fee attached to this course, this contributes towards the cost of chemicals and equipment etc. Students will be expected to provide their own film and paper, which are available from the college.

Duration:
2 hours a week for 30 weeks.

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.


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