Photography – A Level

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About the course

This is a course for creative thinkers. You will focus on personal exploration, experimentation and expression, with experience of working within different processes and disciplines to produce a portfolio. Working from our £2.5m Creative Hub, you will explore camera technology, Apple Macs and editing software, work on live creative briefs with real business clients, have guest lectures from staff from creative agencies, use virtual and augmented reality facilities to enhance your learning, and exhibit at the college’s end-of-year show.

Topics and units

Units/ Topics:

Work placement opportunities:
Midland News Association, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Reech Media, J&PR, Studio72, 7Video, Media & You

Careers and progression

Progressing to: Academic or vocational art and photography degrees, advertising and news agencies, editorial, fashion, film, food, forensic, industrial, architectural, portrait or wedding photography
Aspirational careers: Film set photographer, fashion shoot specialist, photojournalist, travel, food or wildlife photo specialist

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Full Time


2 Year


Haybridge Road, Telford


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Upcoming events

Christmas Fayre and Professional Skills Open Event
07 December 2023
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
31 January 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
20 March 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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