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BA (Hons) Commercial Photography

The media relies on creative imagery to communicate messages. This course gives you the opportunity to develop a specialist career, working within fashion and beauty, advertising, documentary/editorial and portraiture.

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Reason to study

Through the combination of creativity and technical skill, our students aspire to challenge perceptions, and push boundaries, through making imagery that's at the forefront of contemporary photographic practice.

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Studios and Resources

You’ll have access to seven dedicated photographic studios and specialist photographic equipment.

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Teaching and Learning

You'll have access to digital suites, a collaborative specialist photography hub and new colour printing facilities.

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Career Destinations

The majority of our students go on to work as freelance photographers, on picture desks, at advertising agencies and production houses, as assistant photographers, in fashion and editorial or have gone on to further postgraduate study

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Our alumni work for the likes of Conde Nast, The Guardian, The Times, Dazed & Confused and Daily Telegraph Magazine.

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Many of our students are commissioned and published while still on the course and win prestigious competitions.

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Course Content

On this course, we aim to develop a visually expressive generation of fashion, documentary, editorial, portrait and advertising photographers by teaching you industry-level creative and practical skills.

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Course Team

Our lecturers and technicians are specialists in their fields. You can read more about their experience by browsing their staff profiles below.

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The commercial world relies on powerful imagery to give news stories and brand messages impact.