Photography (Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA)

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Study mode

Full-Time or Part-Time

Campus

Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography, Cheltenham

Aimed squarely at photographic practice, this exciting course will challenge you in terms of your ideas, ambitions and creativity in order to expand your palette of photographic possibilities, whether personal or vocational.

Our course is designed not only those who have already studied photography (or a related subject at degree level) but also to those coming from a different background with a commitment to exploring the world though the photographic medium.We possess a strong ethos of opening up a dialogue between a diverse range of approaches and to this end modules will guide students towards recognising potential themes and exploring them using a variety of approaches and techniques.

Lectures, group critiques, one on one tutorage, gallery visits and field trips make up the core of our teaching practice. In addition, an extensive range of technician led workshops will cover such disciplines as alternative processes, high-level digital studio work, camera types, book making and the moving image. As a student you will be based in our new Masters custom space and become part of our strengthening graduate culture.

We possess a strong ethos of opening up a dialogue between a diverse range of approaches and to this end modules will guide students towards recognising potential themes and exploring them using a variety of approaches and techniques.

Study style

You can choose to study full-time over 12 months or part-time over two years.We aim to schedule all classes to run on the same day to allow for your commitments.

Assessment is 100% by coursework.

You will undertake four taught modules during your first two semesters that will be centered on your own practice, work styles, target audience and theoretical ideas.

Your third semester will see you embark upon a major project. We actively encourage students to make the most out of this opportunity either through travel or dedicated studio and personal projects.

Entry requirements

  • you will need at least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent industry experience
  • applicants will be considered on an individual basis
  • you will be required to attend an advisory interview
  • a portfolio or work is essential
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Fees

Fees - 2017/18 Academic Year
Home and EU Students
Masters £6000
Postgraduate Diploma £4000
Postgraduate Certificate £2000
Non-EU Students
Masters £13500
Postgraduate Diploma £9000
Postgraduate Certificate £4500

The fee displayed is the total course fee for full or part-time study. Fees can be paid in instalments over the duration of study with further details available in our tuition fee policy.

Careers

  • Photographer including, art, fashion, documentary, portrait
  • Teacher - FE and HE courses
  • Exhibition Curating
  • Publishing

specialist facilities
Specialist Facilities

The course is delivered in the specialist Centre for Art and Photography.

Thriving Creative Community

Part of a well-estabilshed portfolio or photography and creative courses.

resources and staff
Extensive Resources

Extensive range of professional resources and staff with excellent track records in education and industry including publishing, art, documentary, advertising and commercial photography.

Contact us

Find out more about our courses.

+44 (0)3330 141414