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GCE A-Level Art and Design: 3D Design

Examining body: AQA

Course content

You will develop a broad overview of how to generate, develop and communicate ideas in 2 and 3 dimensions. During the course you will create sketchbook/journals which will include your research, planning, evaluation and development of ideas. Students also produce 3D models and a finished portfolio of work. Students participate in gallery visits, exhibitions and workshops delivered by visiting architects.

Students are required to work in one or more area(s) of three-dimensional design, such as those listed below. They may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas:

  • Ceramics
  • Sculpture
  • Exhibition design
  • Design for theatre, television and film
  • Interior design
  • Product design
  • Environmental and architectural design
  • Jewellery/body ornament
  • 3D digital design.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs A*– C or a BTEC Introductory qualification in Art, Design and Media.

Progression routes

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to HND or degree level.

Potential career opportunities include: architecture, interior architecture, theatre design, interior design, applied arts & crafts, product design, 3D design, architectural design, computer modeling and graphics.

For further information contact

Miss D Gillett


GCE A-Level Art and Design: Photography

Examining body: AQA

Course content

Creative and technical skills will be developed through a series of practical assignments. Students investigate photographic media, techniques and technology. Learners create sketchbooks/journals detailing research, planning, and evaluation of images and development of ideas. Students also produce a finished portfolio of work.Creative and technical skills will be developed through a series of practical assignments. Students investigate photographic media, techniques and technology. Learners create sketchbooks/journals detailing research, planning, and evaluation of images and development of ideas. Students also produce a finished portfolio of work.

Students are required to work in one or more area(s) of photography, such as those listed below. They may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas:

  • Portraiture
  • Landscape photography (working from the urban, rural and/or coastal environment)
  • Still life photography (working from objects or from the natural world)
  • Documentary photography, photojournalism
  • Fashion photography

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs A*–C including Photography or a BTEC Introductory qualification in Art, Design and Media.

Progression routes

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to HND or degree level.

Potential career opportunities include: photography (forensic, portraiture, fashion, advertising), fine art, graphic design, journalism and media.

For further information contact

Miss D Gillett

 

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