13PHO

Level 3 Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Becker

PHOTOGRAPHY - YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
CODE: 13PHO
This course aims to continue to build and refine skills in Photography techniques and Photoshop. Students will also learn how to develop ideas through photo-shoots, analysis, artists’ models, concepts and techniques. 

The main focus of the course is to strengthen skills in:

  • Photography

  • Layout design

  • Photoshop skills

  • Idea development

Planned Total Credits Offered 22

For further information see: Ms Becker

Entry Requirements

Students must have passed their Level 2 Photography Folio Board external or have gained at least 14 credits in Level 2 Photography or 11 DigiArt in order to gain entry. 

Level 3 Photography  will suit students who enjoy and have talent in taking photos. To be successful at this subject it would be useful if students have enthusiasm for Photography and experience using Photoshop or Adobe Bridge. Students will need to be able to think creatively and imaginatively to develop their ideas to a given brief. 

Some photo-shoots will be done outside of class time at different locations. Students will ideally have a DSLR camera but it is not a requirement as cameras can be loaned after a contract is signed.

Pathway

Success in Level 3 Photography will provide students with knowledge and skills that are important if students want to study Photography of Film based degrees or want to make their career in a creative industry.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91447 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to photography
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91452 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91457 v2
NZQA Info
Photography 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within photography practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 14
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.

Disclaimer

Course Selection is confirmed at the start of 2022.  You can change the courses you have selected up until the start of next year provided there are still spaces in the course you wish to change to.

Some courses may become unavailable due to the number of students taking the courses or changes in staffing.

New courses may also be introduced, in which case you will be notified and given the opportunity to select the new course.

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