Photography at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. To apply for January 2024 intake, amend the cycle filter to 2023-2024, select the option for January and remember to use point of entry 1. If you experience any issues adding your course choice, please contact UCAS Customer Services on 0371 468 0 468. Course overview: Whether your interest is in creative or commercial photography, explore your passion through a variety of lenses including fashion, fine art, advertising or editorial. Working with practicing visual artists and photographers, you develop your own individual style and photographic identity, and are encouraged to push boundaries, take risks and experiment with a range of photographic styles and methods. Our academic team bring their experience to the classroom, supporting you to create a strong and individual portfolio ready to kickstart a successful career path. You learn in modern studios with access to a fully resourced dark room, and are part of the thriving MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art) community where you participate in artistic events, hear from guest speakers working in both fine art and in industry, and learn in the field, visiting local and regional galleries. Top reasons to study this course 1. Financial awards: join year one of this course and you may be eligible for a Marston Scholarship. 2. Learn on location: Teesside University creates a canvas for the inquisitive photographer, located at the heart of stunning photographic locations, with beaches, sunsets, industrial landscapes, historical buildings sitting alongside modern new developments, and the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors just a stone’s throw away from campus. 3. Develop creative skills: we’re Europe’s first Adobe Creative Campus, helping you develop the creative and digital communication skills you need to succeed. You have access to 20+ world-class, industry-standard creative apps including Photoshop and InDesign – enabling you to supercharge your creative, communication and collaboration skills. After the course: A large variety of unique options are open to you after graduating. The creative, research and professional skills gained open a broad range of careers possibilities, including freelance and corporate photography industries (advertising, fashion, editorial, blogging, documentary and art photography); photo-related industries (art buyer, picture editor, publisher); art-related (curator, archivist, gallery admin); further education and academic (teaching, research, education); art directing; entrepreneurship.


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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Applicants are invited to share a portfolio, where applicable, to show skills in photography.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000* Year 1
International £14000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Photography at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS