BA (Hons) coursesCommercial Photography

Course outline

Study time

Study is divided across taught hours, studio and/or work environment time, and independent study.

You will be able to access excellent professional and technical support and we encourage you to experiment and work collaboratively on self-initiated projects.

We expect students to spend an average of 40 hours per week on their studies, although it is likely that these hours will vary throughout the academic year.

Year 1

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Course Outline

Level 4 of the course provides you with the creative and practical skills that you will build upon during your degree.

It introduces you to a variety of traditional and digital photographic techniques and processes through the units Principles and Practices and Digital Imaging and Production, giving you a strong technical foundation in location and studio lighting, analogue and digital capture and digital post-production techniques.

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Year 2

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Course Outline

Level 5 of the course builds upon the skills and knowledge gained during Level 4 and provides opportunities for you to develop your (photographic) genre specific interests.

You are encouraged to reflect on your particular professional interests and to take responsibility for your learning.

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Year 3

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Course Outline

Level 6 of the course builds on the platform of skills and knowledge gained during Levels 4 and 5. Level 6 adopts an extremely focused approach to your career ambitions, developing specific creative and conceptual skills in order to gain a more complex understanding of the particular discourse with which you wish to be professionally engaged.

Gaining a BA (Hons) award in this discipline equips graduates to compete at the highest level of professional practice as well as providing a platform for potential post-graduate study.

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