BA (Hons) coursesPhotography

Course Overview

Some of the world’s leading photographers such as Nick Knight and Wolfgang Tillmans started their careers on this leading photographic course. Their influence on contemporary culture is one of the things you’ll study on this fascinating and creative course.

The course is visually led and encourages experimentation and risk-taking and allows you to engage with photography in a variety of contexts, responding to the expansive nature of contemporary photographic practice.

You’ll mix theory and research with practical work to get a rounded view of photography and its place in society. We believe it’s vital you learn to express your individual creativity to achieve your personal ambitions. We encourage you to be open-minded about the possibilities.

Express yourself and discover a world of options

You’ll look at historical and critical approaches to photography and face the challenge of putting your own work in a critical context. Our expert tutors will give you a rich understanding of photography and how it fits within our visual culture.

As you learn, you will discover how your expertise can lead to a broad range of professional opportunities. Our graduates have enjoyed careers in many areas of photography both in the UK and abroad.


Looking to spend less than six months in the UK to learn Photography? Take a look at our Study Abroad and Summer Courses.


This course is accredited by Creative Skillset.


  • QAA 2011

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