Photography

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 14 days
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,800
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

You will experience a wide variety of approaches to photography, in contexts such as editorial, illustration, bookwork and exhibition practices. You will also get the opportunity to collaborate, both within the programme, and with other areas through Plymouth. The second year allows you to grow as a photographer, developing your image making whilst considering the context in which your work will sit. Your projects can be linked throughout your second year, with the relationship between history, theory and practice being developed all the time. Collaborative-practice continues in year 2, both in the studio, with the unique Group Set Construction Project, and in your individual practice. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad, in countries such Germany, Romania, Sweden, Cyprus, Slovenia, France, Slovakia, Norway, New Zealand and the USA. In the third year you will undertake a unique and ambitious individual programme of work, preparing you for your future career. The written dissertation will focus and consolidate your intellectual and imaginative research skills in a self initiated piece of writing. A programme of seminars, complemented by visits from graduates and professionals, will help you to consider, and realise your ambitions for life beyond university. Your third year practice will be developed into significant bodies of work that will help to introduce you to a diverse audience.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT
  • PTE

The application must consist of: 

  • Original, or certified copies, of qualifications to date, for example, first-degree certificate and full transcripts. 
  • A copy of the information page of the current passport (inform us immediately if you get a new passport at any time before you come to the UK to study).
  • A copy of any previous or current UK visa.
  • Any English language qualification you have to date - for example, IELTS or PTE Academic. 
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume detailing relevant work experience, if it will contribute to your application.
  • Personal statement. This is a short essay or letter, explaining your reasons for applying to the University. Explain why the University should offer a place on the course, using the previous study and/ or work experience, as well as personal interests, to support this. 

English language requirements: IELTS (academic): overall 6.0 with at least 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing); PTE (academic): overall 50 with at least 42 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing); TOEFL (iBT): overall 76: component scores of listening 17, reading 18, speaking 20, writing 18

Career opportunities

Professional development throughout will open up exciting career possibilities. From the moment you start your degree, to three years after graduation, you’ll benefit from some great ways to manage your career progress online. myCareer will help you to manage your career appointments, find job vacancies, internships and part-time work, and provide access to workshops and activities to help broaden your skills. myCareer Digital Resources provides you with a number of interactive tools that will help you to build CVs, write covering letters and map your professional skills.

Campus location

Plymouth , United Kingdom

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