Photography at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS

Course summary

Taught by award-winning professional photographers and leading academics in the field, our distinctive, practice-based MA in Photography will allow you to explore the diverse applications of the medium and to deepen your understanding of photography as a discipline. Through a course of intense study, creative practice, and professional partnerships, you will develop the passion that brought you to photography in the first place and be supported to produce innovative work, whilst also building skills to maximise and contextualise your creative outputs.


You will study the following compulsory modules: Enquiry and Context; Developing Practices; Consolidating Practices I; Consolidating Practices II; Dissemination in Professional Contexts.

Assessment method

We will make use of different types of assessment, including project reviews, essays, reflective diaries, presentations and reports, as well as assessing your portfolio of work. Your portfolio can take a diverse range of forms, including a photo-book, film, installation or commercial photography portfolio.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Association of Photographers

Entry requirements

We are looking for highly motivated students with skills and experience in photography or related subjects. Candidates will normally be expected to have a good honours degree but applicants with other qualifications or professional experience are also encouraged to apply. All applications are carefully considered and prospective candidates invited for interview, which consists of a portfolio review and discussions of future projects with members of staff. The emphasis of your portfolio should be on current work, quality rather than quantity and you should be able to show evidence of a depth of practice through images and research. The course is looking for practitioners with ability and passion who will benefit from our combined focus on personal work, professional practice and critical research.

Fees and funding

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Photography at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS