Fine Art A Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

By studying the extensive and exciting film industry you will discover links to industrial practices, economics, sociology and cultural developments, while engaging with fun and dynamic subjects. An exciting blend of coursework and analytical theory is supported by the use of digital and web technologies to maintain learning. Projects are developed using industry standard equipment, building successfully on the understanding students develop. Our students’ work is showcased to audiences throughout the College through various shows and exhibitions.

Throughout this innovative course you will study film in the following areas:

  • Exploring film forms
  • Producers and audiences
  • British and American films
  • Film movements
  • Scriptwriting and film-making
  • Film experience, issues and debates

What makes this course special?

  • Excellent facilities at professional standard
  • Extensive progression routes
  • Full Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers
  • Residential trips
  • Opportunities to work on live briefs within Media Academy
  • Bookable professional equipment and open access edit suites
  • Supportive staff with industry experience
  • Diverse and exciting curriculum
  • Live projects and screenings of work

Assessment Methods

You will be taught in fully equipped printmaking, drawing/painting and sculpture studios.

Your work is assessed by a range of methods including projects, assignments, case studies, coursework, essays and presentations. A final exhibition is assessed by an external examiner.

Progression Options

Many progress to a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design to refine their portfolio before embarking on a university qualification in subjects such as interior design, illustration, fine art, education, applied arts or art history.

Course Summary

Course Title Fine Art A Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 5 range, including
Maths and English. A sample of your creative work will need to be seen at

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I chose to study at the College as it offered me the chance to study the subject I was most interested in and it has an excellent reputation, so I knew I could achieve here.

Callum Sherwood

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