Level 3

Art and Design (Photography) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

Completing this course will give you a BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Photography). Students are expected to generate their own opportunities to explore their subject area with a high degree of independence and are encouraged to use their own time to seek work placements during holidays and weekends. 


 

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Photographic media, techniques and technology
  • Studio photography
  • Digital image capture and editing
  • Commercial photographic laboratory operations
  • Location photography
  • Experimental imagery in photography
  • Lens-based image making
  • Image manipulation using computer applications
  • Darkroom practice and darkroom applications
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Your work will be assessed through a mixture of practical tasks and supporting written material
  • Your progress will be supported by regular, ongoing feedback throughout the course

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • Art and Design Level 4 Foundation Diploma
  • Higher education at university or college