Fashion Photography FT at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

Using both traditional and cutting-edge, immersive approaches to picture-making, this course provides you with critical, ethical and professional tools to express your identity and create new and better visions of the world. Through live and simulated assignments, you’ll be collaborating with dancers, film-makers, musicians, games designers and more. You’ll be learning from an award winning academic team who’s client lists include amongst others Vogue, i-D, Rolling Stone, GQ, Paul Smith, Levis and Swiss Army. Working together you will be creating, pitching and submitting work direct to Publishers, Art Directors, Art-Buyers and Designers, as well as entering International Competitions. During the three years you will experience every moment of the creative process, from inspiration to concept development and from pitch to production. You will learn how to control light in-camera, in the studio, on location and in post-production. You’ll capture beautiful images and create seductive experiences. You’ll work in stills, in film, in-game, online and more, you’ll define how the future of Fashion Photography will look and feel. Assessment Assessment is 100% through coursework. You will receive feedback throughout each module and will be awarded a grade. Modules include: • Fashion Behind the Lens • Fashion Beyond the Lens • History, Context and Near-Future of Photography • Ethical Design • Digital Marketing and Communications • Telling Stories Key features

  • Work with industry-standard facilities, learning skills in traditional photographic methods, digital media and emerging technologies.
  • Work broadly across the subject, including art, documentary, editorial, advertising and critical writing.
  • Develop your professional skills through work experience placements, industry competitions, and collaborations with organisations.
  • Benefit from our guest lecturer series, with speakers from a range of photographic practices.
  • Opportunity to apply for a European or international exchange to one of our partner institutions
  • Take part in the development and organisation of a photography festival in your final year, showcasing your work at venues across Nottingham, with further opportunities to exhibit at other graduating events.
  • Our Photography Alumni have gone on to roles such as creative director at Jamie Oliver and companies such as Getty Sports Images.
  • NTU is Ranked 11th in the UK for Art and Design. (The Complete University Guide 2024).
  • NTU is ranked in the top 15 universities in the UK for Design and Crafts (13th). (The Guardian University Guide 2023).
Your space to create at NTU We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at to find out more. We are also proud to be launching the new Design & Digital Arts building to prepare our graduates for success in professional, technical and commercial careers in the growing cultural and creative industries. This landmark building will place Nottingham as a UK hub for film, television, animation, UX design, games design, graphic design and more. Facilities include: Collaborative studio spaces for each discipline Digital Innovation Lab and VR/Mixed Reality Studio Exhibition spaces TV and Film Studio Black Box studio Film Production editing suites Screen printing room Sound studios Stop Motion Studio Café

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
EU £17900 Year 1
International £17900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Fashion Photography FT at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS