A Level Photography

Studying Photography at Bellerbys College 

Photography A Level will introduce you to a variety of experiences, exploring a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. Researching the work of other photographers and artists is an integral part of the investigating and making process. You'll produce a sketchbook / workbook / journal, documenting your research and recording the development of your own work. When you complete the course you'll be able to express ideas and link your intentions to outcomes in a confident and assured manner. This qualification will encourage you to explore and develop specialist photography skills in a creative and innovative setting.

What will I study?

  • Portraiture
  • Landscape photography
  • Still life photography, working from objects or from the natural world
  • Documentary photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Experimental imagery
  • Photographic installation
  • Video, television and film

Where will this subject take me?

A high proportion of students go on to study at university and then into careers in the design industry. This course can lead to career opportunities in the following areas: photographer, gallery curatorial work, arts management, teaching/lecturing, animator, and photojournalist.

How do I find out more?

Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.

A Level key facts

Minimum age: 15.5+
Course length: 3, 5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
Start dates: September – all centres
January – Brighton only
April – Brighton only
See term dates
The April 2021 A Level start date has been suspended. Our next intake will be September 2021.
Average class size: 8 students
Locations: Brighton or London (subjects vary by location)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level) or equivalent
Academic entry requirements: 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education
Tuition fees: Visit our fees page for full details

Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.

A Levels

Bellerbys Cambridge students in a Foundation Media class at the College

A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice.

Foundation

Bellerbys London Star Student Mark Lee

A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.

International Year One

Students looking for books in the library

An International Year 1 course is a one-year course equal to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Taught in London, this course prepares you for the second year of a business-related degree at university.