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.

This course has limited spaces left for September 2015 entry. Visit our Clearing page.

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.

With outstanding facilities, we’re well equipped to encourage the exploration of technologies ranging from nineteenth century alternative processes through to current digital developments in 2D and 3D still and moving image. The academic elements of the course allow you to research and contextualise your work, identify potential audiences and prepare for a career in the creative industries.

Express yourself and discover a world of options

We nurture the creative individual, encouraging a strong work ethic and ambition within a supportive and well-resourced environment. You’ll learn the technical, critical and analytical skills necessary to fully realise your creative potential and discover the career opportunities available to you, including work experience during your studies.

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 professions include commercial photography, fashion photography, fine art, documentary/editorial photography, film and video production, galleries, curating, medical and forensic photography, animation, photo agency, advertising agency, retouching and CGI.


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