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The Digital Photography A-Level is a way of visually recording, documenting and presenting both the ordinary and extraordinary. It is often considered an art form, an aspect of self-expressionism, a journalistic process or even an aspect of visual culture. This is a practical subject, combined with in-depth photographic theory and art history.
Many of our students progress onto university to study degrees within a variety of fields including; Photography, Art & Design, Fine Art, Illustration, Animation, Film, Journalism, Advertising, Graphics, Branding, Cinematography, Fashion, Marketing, Visual Communication and Architecture. Equally, students move onto apprenticeships or employment in the creative industry.
At least five 5s at GCSE, including at least a 5 in any GCSE Art subject, as listed below. If you have not taken GCSE Art, we will send out a mini-portfolio task for you to complete after you have finished all of your GCSEs in June.
For entry onto Digital Photography we accept a Grade 5 in the following subjects:
Have you considered studying a Mixed Programme (A-Levels and BTECs)? Whether you’re on target to achieve five 5s in your GCSEs or not, there may still be an option to study A-Levels alongside a BTEC qualification at Newman.