Look at life through a lens. Express your creativity and communicate your ideas through photography. This broad-based photography degree will allow you to explore and develop expertise in a range of photographic genres that will enable you to turn your passion and creativity into a career path.

Studying and researching photography, you'll develop unrivaled technical and artistic skills, using dedicated facilities including traditional wet darkroom processing labs, large studios and industry-standard computers, software spanning all forms of image manipulation and film, video and animation. You'll explore still and moving photography, exhibition work, installations, and curation. You will produce a rich portfolio of work, research sketchbooks, exhibitions, and essays.

Learn from award-winning staff and work with prestigious brands. Lecturer Professor Richard Billingham is a Turner Prize-nominated artist and one of our highly-acclaimed staff. Students have worked with Magnum in New York, Photoworks Magazine and Capture the Event photography (Capture the Event covered the 2012 Olympics). You'll have the opportunity to visit international photo festivals, including the Delhi Photo Festival and Paris Photo.

Study style

Develop your skills through a rich portfolio of work, research sketchbooks, exhibitions, and essays. Modules typically include Photography Skills, Critical Ideas in Photography, Collaborative Exhibition Project, Curation, and Professional Development: Portfolio and Funding.

Careers

  • Photographer (studio, journalism, product, lifestyle, fashion, commercial, location)
  • Curator
  • Digital imaging specialist
  • Exhibiting/publishing artist

Industry links

Strong international links with art schools, universities, museums and collectives in Australia, USA, Canada, Bangladesh, India and the Netherlands. This includes Magnum in New York, Photoworks Magazine, Delhi Photo Festival, Paris Photo, Berlin Transmediale, Capture the Event (sports photography for 2012 Olympics), David Cook (food photographer), Clifton Cameras, Athens Community Arts, and Hardwick Gallery.

Program taught in:
English

See 24 more programs offered by University of Gloucestershire »

Last updated May 10, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Part-time
Full-time
Price
6,300 GBP
Home and EU students: 6,300 GBP per year. International students: 13,840 GBP per year.
Deadline
By locations
By date
Start Date
Sept. 2019
End Date
Aug. 31, 2021
Application deadline

Sept. 2019

Location
Application deadline
End Date
Aug. 31, 2021