Commercial Photography

Semester Study Abroad courses are for students and professionals who wish to spend time abroad, developing their creative skills and gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend 2-3 years in another country.

Students are fully integrated with our BA (Hons) students in an exciting, creative University environment.

This course aims to develop a visually expressive generation of fashion documentary ,editorial, portrait and advertising photographers.If you want to push creative boundaries then join us to set the agenda for commercial photography.We provide a strong technical foundation and encourage creative and conceptual awareness, a practical approach combined with a critical and analytical ability to develop your ‘visual voice’.

You will study a range of image capture and postproduction techniques appropriate to the professional photographic industry.You will develop an understanding of the relationship between the analogue and the digital darkroom.

Portfolios are required from all prospective candidates who wish to do a Semester Study Abroad course at the Arts University. The portfolio’s purpose is to show us how you communicate and translate ideas visually. Your portfolio will be reviewed by the course leader and a panel who will determine the most appropriate year of study in the course for each candidate.

Other types of programmes, such as bespoke courses are also available. For more information or to apply for a course contact us on +44 1202 363824 or email

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