Photography is the most exciting and dynamic of subjects. It is this which has inspired us to deliver a course that will help you to become a specialist in the dominant visual language of our age. Why study Photography?
- Work with a course staff comprising of internationally renowned practitioners and educators, who bring extensive experience in a range of approaches to image-making and publishing.
- Experience our state-of-the-art imaging facilities including studios, the latest digital medium format cameras, we also have digital and analogue darkrooms and high-quality print and book-making facilities. We are committed to providing a professional standard imaging environment in all aspects of production, this provides the opportunity for you to produce still and moving images to the very highest professional standards. Experience of such environments is a vital indicator that you are ready to enter your chosen area of the creative industries.
- Engage with an extensive list of internationally renowned visiting specialists.
- Understand the role of a photographer in today’s society, and the commercial paths available to you. You’ll also be able to explore the history and contemporary practice of photography.
- Be articulate about your work, learn how to discuss, present, exhibit and show your work in person and through on-screen methods.
Year 1 Core modules: Breaking the Photograph Experimental Practices of Photography Introduction to Critical Languages Introducing Techniques of Photography Year 2 Core modules: Screen and Time Narrative Sequence and Edit Critical and Professional Languages Collaborative Photographic Practice Year 3 - optional placement year Final Year Core modules: Advanced Research Strategies Applied Critical Languages Personal Practice Portfolio
We support you and monitor your progress throughout the course, and your assessment will include production of photographic images in the studio, developmental studio work, exhibition and presentation of your work, as well as written assignments. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Institute of Professional Photography
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Pass in Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design combined with A Level or BTEC qualifications, to total an equivalent of 120-104 UCAS tariff points. As a centre of creative excellence, we look forward to hearing about your own creative experiments and ambitions through a discussion of your portfolio at interview. Read our guidance on developing your portfolio and what to expect from your interview - https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/interviews/#!/?modal=art Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
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