Course Overview

We offer the choice of two distinct MA Photography pathways each with an individually named award:

  • MA Commercial Photography
  • MA Contemporary Photographic Practice

They offer the chance to further develop and enhance your practice in a creative and supportive community.

MA Commercial Photography students will be engaged in a breadth of creative practice including advertising, fashion, editorial and documentary photography. Using still and/or moving image, you will define your own visual identity and branding as practising commercial photographers.

MA Contemporary Photographic Practice course offers a programme of study, which puts you at the forefront of the medium in an experimental and self-directed manner. It addresses the expansive practices and critical discourses that have placed the medium at the centre of global culture.


Whether you want to develop a strong commercial portfolio or test the boundaries of creative practice, our photography postgraduate courses offer a unique opportunity for talented practitioners to work with highly experienced staff and to use state of the art facilities.

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