Bath Spa University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Photography at Bath Spa University offers a hands-on, experiential approach with emphasis on developing your individual interests and abilities in an experimental, creative and critical environment. You’ll explore analogue techniques and be equipped to engage more proficiently with digital methods too. You’ll also explore potential new directions in which digital technological change impacts upon photography and fully utilise new technologies.
The curriculum is broad with an emphasis on practical learning.
Content is delivered by a team of full time and visiting specialists who are active practitioners and researchers within the field.
Develop your creative ability and technical skills through a range of set and self-directed projects.
- Modules cover broad contexts of photography including fashion, landscape, architecture, portraiture and editorial.
In Year 1 you’ll look at fundamental photographic principles and practice, and develop an awareness of photographic practice within the creative industries. You’ll gain practical and technical skills, and learn to research visually and analytically and evaluate your work with tutor guidance.
Year 2 develops detailed knowledge of major theories relating to photographic practice, and a deeper awareness of social and ethical implications for the photographic industry. You’ll negotiate activities with tutors and will be able analyse, synthesise and evaluate work more independently. Studio modules are also available.
Year 3 will see you apply appropriate knowledge and practical skills to produce your own body of work as you define your own area of practice. You’ll showcase your work at the end of the year with a public exhibition of portfolio work.
For more information please refer to our website.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|A level||CC||Art & Design or related subjects preferred.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||Grades in a related subject in addition to other qualifications or evidence of experience in Art|
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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