We are in the UK top 20 for film production and photography and 9th for teaching satisfaction according to the Guardian University Guide 2020.
Look at life through a lens. Express your creativity and communicate your ideas through photography. This broad-based photography degree will allow you to explore and develop expertise in a range of photographic genres that will enable you to turn your passion and creativity into a career path.
Studying and researching photography, you'll develop unrivalled technical and artistic skills, using dedicated facilities including traditional wet darkroom processing labs, large studios and industry-standard computers, software spanning all forms of image manipulation and film, video and animation.
You'll explore still and moving photography, exhibition work, installations and curation. You will produce a rich portfolio of work, research sketchbooks, exhibitions and essays.
Learn from award-winning staff and work with prestigious brands. Lecturer Professor Richard Billingham is a Turner Prize-nominated artist and one of our highly-acclaimed staff. Students have worked with Magnum in New York, Photoworks Magazine and Capture the Event photography (Capture the Event covered the 2012 Olympics). You'll have the opportunity to visit international photo festivals, including the Delhi Photo Festival and Paris Photo.
You can find out more about the Photography staff and see student work on our blog.