Level 3 Photography

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Belcher

Students will systematically develop and explore a self directed theme through photography, exploring numerous techniques and processes. They will be encouraged to research contemporary and historical photographers and work in a self managing and self directed manner. Students will be expected to be highly creative thinkers and be willing to work out of class time to complete the three-panel folio for examination. They will be prepared for a wide range of tertiary courses, including fine arts photography and design based programmes.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65.00 Photography paper/memory sticks/3 panel folio/tape
Prices may be subject to change
Students also need to be aware that they will also be spending extra money on printing costs in addition to the course fees.

Entry Guidelines

Completion of Level 2 Photography with a minimum of 12 credits. Students are required to have access to their own SLR Manual camera ideally. Students who do not meet these requirements may be admitted at the discretion of the Head of Faculty of Arts.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91447 v2 Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
A.S. 91452 v2 Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice
A.S. 91457 v2 Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.