Photography (including foundation year) BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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Course Summary

**Why study this course**Our Photography (including foundation year) BA (Hons) is a four-year degree that includes an intensive foundation year (Year 0), which will give you the chance to explore a range of creative approaches and build a substantial portfolio of work before you progress to your subsequent years of studying photography.This is a great route into a photography degree, particularly if you don’t hold the necessary requirements to begin a three-year undergraduate photography degree.Our Photography (including foundation year) BA degree is one of a number of art and photography courses at The Cass with an excellent reputation. The Guardian’s university league tables 2019 rank our art and photography courses fourth in the UK.**More about this course**During your foundation year you’ll have the opportunity to explore a number of different artistic directions and gain a broad spectrum of creative skills before going on to specialise more specifically in photography at the end of your first year of study.You'll begin your foundation year by undertaking a range of short and intensive studio workshops that will allow you to develop key photography skills and techniques, which will stand you in good stead for the rest of your degree. You’ll also develop a strong work ethic, which is essential when studying an art-related degree.You will follow these intensive workshops with longer projects that will allow you to delve deeper into your own creative style and approach, strengthening your independence as an artist and photographer.You will also look at creative practice from a contemporary, conceptual, cultural and historical context through lectures and seminars.Feedback is essential to your development as a creative practitioner, so throughout the course there will be plenty of opportunities for your peers and tutors to critique your work. This will not only allow you to improve your artistic practice, but will also help you prepare for the exhibition at the end of the year, when your work will be on show to the general public.After completing your foundation year, you will study the same modules and content as students enrolled on our Photography BA (Hons).However, if you decide during your foundation year that you’d prefer to specialise in another art-related subject, there will be flexibility to do this.

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£9,250 per year

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London Metroplitan University is a vibrant and diverse university with a mission to transform lives through education. Work-related learning is a key focus, and many courses are accredited by professional bodies to ensure that students have the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers. Its campuses in Islington and Aldgate are easy to access by public transport.



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