Our MA Photography is a practice-based course that aims to develop highly flexible, creative, and critical professionals able to respond and adapt to a plural and shifting work environment. Underpinned by research, collaboration and networking, you will develop a personalised specialist practice through a bespoke learning journey and conclude the course in readiness for your professional destinations and future practice ambition. Discursive in approach and positioned to foster an internationalist outlook and inquiry, this course integrates theory, practice and professional contexts to attain in-depth knowledge and understanding of photographic cultures, discourse and practice. Technical excellence is fostered through specialist workshops and you will be encouraged to experiment, challenge and exploit the boundaries of production possibilities through cross-disciplinary thinking. Modules include:
- Culture and Collaboration
- Possibilities of Practice
- Advancing Research Design: Maximising Your Methods
- Major Project & Professional Portfolio
- Professional Futures
Photography (180 credit points or 160 credit points), optional research module, Advanced Art and Design Research (20 credit points)
Assessment is 100% by coursework and includes learning agreement, a reflective journal, critical essay, contextual essay, annotated bibliography and a body of photographic work.
How to apply
**English language requirements** If English isn't your first language, you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. You can check our language requirements and list of accepted English language tests. Your British Council office can tell you where you can take an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test locally. Applicants who have taken a higher degree at a UK university don't usually have to meet this requirement.
2.2 honours degree in a related subject and a portfolio. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. **Other requirements** IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course