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BA (Hons)

Photography

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2022
UCAS Code
WP6H
Delivery
Campus Taught

Our practical Photography degree will help you develop into a multi-skilled practitioner. With a critical and vocational awareness of photography and its role in society.

Understanding how to interpret our world, the images around us and create them are now key skills for contemporary living. Through intensive workshop sessions, you'll gain relevant skills and learn about visual problem-solving.

You’ll study with experienced practitioners to develop your creative skills. And your ability to effectively communicate within your chosen context. You’ll engage in self-reflection, peer group evaluation, practical work, research, development work and study visits. As well as participating in lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops.

Work placements and live client-based briefs will give you the relevant vocational skills. And experiences needed to follow a career as a professional photographer.

Why study with us

  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Photography is ranked 7th in the UK with 90% of students satisfied with the teaching quality (Times Good University Guide 2021)
  • You’ll have an opportunity to study abroad in Year 2. As well as the chance to go on a range of sponsored international trips.
  • We are extremely proud of the range and quality of academic staff. Some continue to work with top London agencies.
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Degree Show 2022

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our undergraduate Photography students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.

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What you'll do

  • You'll work to live briefs, giving you constant contact with industry. Additionally, you'll have scope to work to live briefs in the area of photography you wish to work.
  • You’ll make full use of our excellent photography facilities in the Media Factory. Which include three studios, two Mac suites, a high-end scanning room, three large darkrooms. And a post-production room for print mounting and bookmaking.
  • Each year, our Photography students produce an end-of-year publication.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Photography course facilities

Future careers

On our BA (Hons) Photography course you'll develop strong critical, creative and technical abilities. Providing you with the skills to work in photography or as part of the wider creative industries. 

Our graduates have gone on to work as freelance fashion photographers, sports photographers. As well as in digital editing, filmmaking and further study. The course is also home to a strong postgraduate culture. 

Fees and Funding

2021/22
UK
Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
EU
Full-time£13000 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£13000 per year
2022/23
UK
Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
International
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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