Image credits: Aniko Ficsor, Candice Viljoen, Connor Thompson, Kristina Bragg, Lisa Shirley, Nicola Parsons, Trish Black, Emma Langston, Chloe Carr, James Vessey-Miller.
The programme covers a range of photographic disciplines, reflecting the move the industry has made in recent years towards employing multi-skilled practitioners who are capable of working across different visual media. As a student on the programme you will be working alongside students form other degree subject areas such as Fine Art, Graphic Design and Fashion Design. Studying in this creative environment offers you the opportunity to collaborate with students from these different disciplines on a variety of projects and briefs sharing ideas and skills and working as part of a team, skills that are necessary to be successful upon graduation.
The emphasis of the degree is upon developing a full range of professional knowledge and skills in photography. Core photographic skills are supported by lectures in critical and contextual studies that explore both historical and contemporary image making and fine art. This knowledge helps to underpin and support understanding of your own photography and place within contemporary image making.
Talented and skilled photography graduates are continually sought to provide the industry and fine art sectors with fresh ideas, new perspectives and innovative approaches to creative problem solving in visual communication. The programme aim is to develop and refine distinctive aesthetics that will engage audiences who have increasingly sophisticated levels of visual literacy. Whilst on the programme you will engage with experienced lecturers who come from a wide range of creative and professional disciplines enabling you to increase your technical ability, expand your commercial, cultural and critical understanding of the photographic world and most importantly, enable you to develop your own personal ideas.
From 2016 the programme will be validated by University of the Arts London