Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Photography

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Course summary

Overview If you are curious about the world and about people, BA Photography will enable you to explore photography as a communicator of visual ideas and information, developing the skills and knowledge essential for a career in the creative industry. Why study BA Photography at Middlesex University? Our students are given the tools, opportunities and inspiration to explore the world we live in now, investigating the communication of ideas, opinion, comment, reportage, analysis and meaning through the medium of photography in a commercial context. We focus on editorial photography, photojournalism, portraiture and studio and fashion photography for magazines, newspapers, books, exhibitions and new media. Many graduates have received industry recognition for their work. In recent years this has included several D&AD New Blood Gold Medal Winners, six finalists for the National Portrait Gallery Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (including the 2015 John Kobal New Work Award), winners in all three '5 Under 30' competitions run by the Daniel Blau Gallery and a national advertising commission from one of the world's leading advertising agencies, John Walter Thompson. At Middlesex we have some of the best facilities and staff in the country to help you realise your creative vision, and we will always encourage you to develop your own personal style, to think creatively and to enjoy yourself. You can see the range and depth of our students work on the student work tab. Course highlights: You will have access to a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities including digital media facilities, studios, camera and lighting equipment, darkrooms and an extensive library Our committed, supportive staff have a broad range of professional expertise in photography in areas including digital imaging technology, editorial portraiture and reportage, and fashion Benefit from a high standard of expert technical support from our friendly and approachable specialist technicians We have strong links with professional printers and darkrooms in London - you can take advantage of discounted rates and make valuable industry contacts through these links At the end of your degree you will exhibit your work at the Degree Show in central London, a great opportunity to showcase your talents to the creative industry As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Photography: Fashion and Documentary (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Traditional Processes (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Studio and Digital Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Culture and Contexts (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Photography: Editorial Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Concept and Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Social Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory The Critical Image (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Photography: Professional Toolkit (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Negotiated Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Photography: Professional Portfolio (30 credits) - Compulsory Critical and Contextual Research Project (30 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W640
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
68%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Photography at Middlesex University - UCAS