Photography with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study photography with us? This award-winning BA Photography programme offers the resources and opportunities to develop your practice through set assignments, self-initiated projects and through exposure to a range of different industry and academic contexts. The course is delivered by a highly experienced and diverse team of academic and technical staff, supporting image-making across a range of photographic practices and genres including art, documentary, fashion, portrait, editorial and commercial photography, as well as exploring new debates, developments and techniques in contemporary photographic practice. Our photographic facilities are among the best in the country and offer students access to cutting-edge image making and printing technologies. Our library and IT facilities are open 24/7 so students can study in a welcoming environment whenever it suits them. Over the years since the course began, our students have continued to win numerous awards and prizes, exhibit in galleries and photo festivals worldwide and undertake commissions for influential fashion, advertising and editorial clients.


Foundation Year Studio modules Stage 1: Exploration and Diagnostics (30 credits) - Compulsory Stage 2: Creative Specialism (30 credits) - Compulsory Stage 3: Major Project Portfolio and Exhibition (30 credits) - Compulsory Contextual modules Creative London (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 1 - Compulsory Photography: Fashion & Documentary (30 credits) Photography: Studio and Digital Practice (30 credits) Photography: Traditional Processes (30 credits) Culture and Contexts (30 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Photography: Editorial Practice (30 credits) Photography: Social Practice (30 credits) Photography: Concept and Development (30 credits) The Critical Image (30 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Photography: Professional Toolkit (30 credits) Photography: Professional Portfolio (30 credits) Photography: Negotiated Practice (30 credits) Critical and Contextual Research Project (30 credits)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on course page at We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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Additional entry requirements



English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Student Outcomes

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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at
Photography with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS