BA (Hons)Photography

Course Overview

Some of the world’s leading photographers such as Nick Knight and Wolfgang Tillmans started their careers on this leading photographic course.

The course is visually led and experimental, allowing you to engage with photography in a variety of contexts and respond to the expansive nature of contemporary photographic practice.

With outstanding facilities, we’re well equipped to encourage the exploration of technologies ranging from nineteenth century alternative process through to current developments in 3D imagery and beyond. The more academic elements of the course allow you to contextualise your work and identify your audience as you prepare for a professional career in the creative industries.

Express yourself and discover a world of options

We nurture the individual, encouraging risk-taking and ambition within a supportive and well-resourced environment. You’ll learn the technical and critical skills necessary to fully realise your creative potential and discover the range of opportunities available to you.

The expansive nature of the course is reflected in the range of professions and numerous success stories of graduates who go on to excel in their chosen fields worldwide. These include leading commercial studio photographers, fashion photographers, documentary/editorial photographers, medical and forensic photographers, filmmakers, animators, advertising executives, artists, gallerists, curators, digital retouchers, colourists and CGI directors to name but a few.

Study 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