For students who want to balance their sixth form study with a creative subject or for photographers who wish to pursue the subject at University. Equivalent to two A Levels with regard to the potential UCAS points available, the Level 3 Foundation Diploma specialising in Photography is an option at Cambridge Home School.
This course can be completed 100% online without the need for an examination centre. Student portfolios are presented directly to the examination board for final assessment.
Teacher assessments are continuous during one to one tutorials, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of researching key concepts, quizzes for recapitulation and subject related fun, completion of coursework.
Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children’s coursework, grades and teacher feedback. Additionally parents can arrange consultations with teachers at mutually convenient times.
Students will develop a range of practical skills with regard to identifying key features and functionality of the camera, appropriate accessories for a particular genre of photographic application, working to a project brief and professional presentation of your portfolio.
The course can be completed over 2 years and involves the passing of 8 units over 3 stages
You will need to complete an exploratory stage where art and design skills are developed.
Following the exploratory stage you will complete pathway and confirmatory stages towards the development of a specialised photographic portfolio which will comprise a significant constituant of a University application.
You will develop a range of practical skills with regard to identifying key features and functionality of the camera, appropriate accessories for a particular genre of photographic application, working to project briefs and professional presentation of your portfolio.
Your teacher will also help you identify progression opportunities as they will get to know you and your work very well.
Computer, broadband internet connection, digital SLR camera or even mobile phone camera on latest mobile phones.
Mr. Gonzalez is a highly experienced and respected photographer who has exhibited all over the world and has had his work published in Vogue as well as other influential publications.
He is a passionate photographic artist and inspires his students with his expertise and excitement. Students really enjoy his lessons and produce outstanding portfolios which can be used to access Higher education.