Our graduates have gone on to undertake post-graduate study and/or to work in a wide range of careers including: editorial, documentary, fashion, advertising, photojournalism, sport, social portraiture, music, photo-retouching, picture editing, publishing, curating and education. All students are offered training to a professional standard in Capture One, Adobe Lightroom and the Adobe Creative Suite.
Source Graduate online 2022
Ilford Student Awards 2022
Photo North Student Competition 2022
Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2022
Portrait of Britain Landscape Photographer of the Year 2022
British Photography Awards 2021 (shortlisted)
Association of Photographers (AOP) Student Awards 2018, 2019 and 2021 – shortlist
EIZO Student Awards 2018 and 2019 - finalist
SONY World Photography Awards 2016 - final shortlist
Association of Photographers (AOP) Course of the Year 2017*
*The current degree is a successor to the 2016/2017 award-winning programme.
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WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
on BA (Hons) Photographic Practice
First Year (Level 4):
Second Year (Level Five):
Third Year (Level Six):
You will work within a purpose-built environment with industry-standard equipment, software, techniques and facilities. A varied and intensive introduction allows you the opportunity to become technically competent and creatively aware with a broad range of relevant skills. As you progress, you’ll be encouraged to develop your work; your understanding and acquisition of transferable skills and develop your portfolio in your chosen specialist direction. Regular visits locally, nationally and internationally supplement your studies. Previous study visits include London, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin.