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Course summary

BA (Hons) Photography (with Integrated Foundation Year) is a four year degree programme, including a foundation year to help develop your creativity before you embark on year one of a degree. Do you want to take the joy of your photography forward into a lifelong practice and career, with impact and meaning? If so, our BA (Hons) Photography degree course at UCA Farnham will help you push your photographic boundaries, produce fantastic work and create the foundations for a range of careers. You’ll have access to a wide range of digital and analogue facilities, and because Photography sits alongside Fine Art and Digital Art as an interdisciplinary group of courses, you’ll have the chance to take part in cross-course elective units and collaborative opportunities which will only serve to elevate your learning experience and build a programme around your research interests. Our renowned teaching team bring with them high research profiles and industry connections, nationally and internationally. Recent student successes include victory in the EIZO Student Award, presentations at Photo London and being featured in the graduate issue of Photoworks. As a graduate you too could go on to become a successful photographer or work in the photographic industries - this may include a variety of fields including editorial, advertising, fine art, documentary-making, and gallery/project management. Related courses

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Photography (with Integrated Foundation Year)
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Image & Styling (with Integrated Foundation Year)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W64F
Institution code:
C93
Campus name:
Farnham
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For further information on how to apply to UCA: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/applying-to-uca/

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

https://uca.ac.uk/study/accepted-qualifications/

Additional entry requirements

Other

An audition/portfolio review is not required for this course but we will invite you to an Applicant Day to meet the course team. Alternatively, we can arrange an online meeting with the course team. Details will be provided once we've received your application.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5

We require evidence of your English language ability to meet the requirements for your course. If you're a Home student and studied in the UK, we require GCSE English at a minimum grade C/4 (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2). If you’re an EU student and studied a European qualification, we may accept the English Language score from your main qualification - please review your country from the list on our website to see whether we will accept it: https://www.uca.ac.uk/international-study/equivalent-qualifications/ If your qualification is not on this list, we accept the following English language qualifications: IELTS (overall score 6.0), TOEFL ibt (overall score 88), PEARSON PTE Academic (overall 55), Cambridge Proficiency Exam (overall score 169), Cambridge Advanced Exam (overall score 169). If you need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you will need to take an IELTS test, and achieve an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum score of 5.5 for each element (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing).

For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit our website:

https://www.uca.ac.uk/International-study/language-requirements-support/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
77%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17500 Year 1
International £17500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information relating to fees and finance can be located at: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/fees-finance/

Sponsorship information

At UCA we have a number of scholarships and fee discounts available to assist you with the cost of your studies. Further details can be found via our Scholarships page: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/scholarships/ and our Financial Support page: https://www.uca.ac.uk/study-at-uca/fees-finance/financial-support/

Photography (with Integrated Foundation Year) at University for the Creative Arts - UCAS