13PHO

NCEA Level 3 Photography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Students need to gain good knowledge of black and white photographic procedures. The course deals with camera handling, taking of photographs and developing techniques for films and prints. Through the image making process students should gain understanding of methods and procedures used by artists, and apply this to a thematic study.
Students will produce work, presented in a portfolio and assignments on a number of themes. The course is assessed through achievement standards that cover the curriculum with total credits of 22.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x A3 clearfile, 1x A3 Visual Diary, 35mm SLR Camera - Own digital SLR camera is essential.
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $40. The covers the cost of the take home materials in the course and a yearly licence fee for Photoshop. This would be installed on a personal computer.
Students are expected to pay for their own printing costs.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 photography, gaining a minimum of 12 credits.

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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy 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

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.