Fine Art (Photography) at Bath Spa University - UCAS

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Course summary

*Study a range of approaches to lens-based media and reach your creative potential with our Fine Art Photography Master’s. *

  • Explore your creative potential and achieve professional outcomes, alongside painters and sculptors, curators and designers.
  • Learn from internationally accomplished photographers and artists and experience exceptional academic and technical support.
  • Work in dedicated studios and excellent workshops, lighting and darkroom facilities, in a purpose-built, interdisciplinary environment.
Our Photography Master's develops your skills and knowledge through an exciting combination of practice, research and professional development. We encourage you to experiment and take risks before going on to establish your own process and craft. You’ll develop skills and knowledge through an exciting combination of practice, research and professional development. You’ll work alongside Fine Art and Design peers specialising in Ceramics, Curatorial Practice, Visual Communication, Graphics, Illustration and Textiles, allowing you to contextualise your work in relation to current debates and practice. Our students have capitalised on many opportunities to collaborate with galleries and museums, artists and curators, businesses and educational institutions. We want you, too, to gain the experience necessary to professionalise your practice.


This course includes or offers the following modules. Please check the programme document for more information on which modules are core, required or optional.

  • Practice 1
  • Research Methods
  • Theory and Professional Context
  • Practice 2
  • Research Practice
  • Theory and Professional Practices
- Masters Project.

Assessment method

Your progress is evaluated by formative assessment (throughout the course) and summative assessment (at the end of each trimester), through a mixture of methods including exhibitions, verbal/visual presentations, research folders/blogs and written assignments.

Entry requirements

You’ll need a good first degree in Fine Art, Photography, or its equivalent in terms of learning or experience, and a good working knowledge of photographic and fine art contexts and methodologies. Fundamentally, you’ll be selected on your potential to thrive on this course, as demonstrated by your portfolio and interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9520 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9520 Year 1
Scotland £9520 Year 1
Wales £9520 Year 1
Channel Islands £9520 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9520 Year 1
EU £17760 Year 1
International £17760 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Fine Art (Photography) at Bath Spa University - UCAS