Some of the world’s leading photographers such as Wolfgang Tillmans and Nick Knight started their careers on this leading photographic course.
Looking to start in 2018? This course is still open for applications. You can make your application through UCAS.
What you'll study
We encourage experimentation and risk-taking on this visually-led course. You’ll engage with photography in a variety of contexts, taking an open-minded approach to possibilities of the expanding field of photography. You’ll mix theory and research with practical work to get a rounded view of photography and its place in culture.
You can download the full programme specification here.
Studying at AUB
What students are doing
Looking for creative inspiration? Browse our gallery below to see the kind of projects that are students are involved with.
Students studying this course achieve great things and have won prestigious and high profile awards, such as:
- Float Art Prize 2016
- APHE Bursary winner 2016
Studios and Resources
Studying BA (Hons) Photography at AUB means you’ll benefit from specialised equipment and state-of-the-art production facilities and studios. We support photography practices from analogue through to high-end digital production.
Staff on the course
Our highly experienced and dedicated teaching staff will give you a rich understanding of photography and its place in contemporary culture.
BA (Hons) Fine Art Photography (First Class GSA), MFA Fine Art Photography (UA Canada)
Studied Fine Art Photography at Glasgow School of Art from 1987 to 1989 under the tutelage of Professor Thomas Joshua Cooper. Gained a Commonwealth Scholarship in 1990 to study an MFA in Fine Art Photography at the University of Alberta, Canada.
Represented by Trapanier-Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
What Graduates are doing
The expansive nature of the BA (Hons) Photography course means our graduates find employment in many areas of the creative industries worldwide. Our graduates work in all kinds of roles – from highly successful commercial photographers, to fashion photographers, documentary and editorial photographers, fine art photographers, studio assistants, curators, teachers, filmmakers, web designers and writers. You can read more about what some of our graduates are up to below – click on the alumni to find out more.
Your Interview and Portfolio
If you meet our entry requirements for this course, we’ll invite you to interview. We’ll ask you to bring your portfolio with you. We’re looking to see your creativity and how you communicate with an audience through your photography. You can download our portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Photography for further guidance and to help you prepare.