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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Camberwell College of Arts

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA Fine Art Photography at Camberwell College of Arts offers an open and experimental approach to fine art photographic practice.This course begins with photography but expands into the processes that emerge from a global culture of widespread image-making. You will explore the future of the image, its historical and material foundations, its potential as a social and political tool and its status and meaning within fine art and the everyday.**What to expect**• To test and explore the creative possibilities and limits of photography• To consider the broadest applications of image and material through experimentation. To think about documentation, advertising, personal memento, public image and object of expression. To ask how these uses affect our perception of photographic culture• To explore photography’s diverse relationships to the sciences and technologies of vision, including machine vision, physics and neurology, and the history of expanded photographic practices• To be introduced to technical processes from analogue to digital, including 3D camera construction, 3D printing, photogrammetry and model-making as well as colour and black and white darkroom processes• To learn about studio lighting, advanced alternative printing, post-production and colour management• To investigate methods through which your work reaches its audience. From physical installations, exhibitions and publications, to new media and the web• To be taught by prominent artists, critics, curators and publishers, supported by experimental models of collaborative technical and academic teaching and embedded professional practice• To join a strong community and dynamic studio culture, with mixed-year studios oriented around shared concerns and modes of practice• To take part in an external exhibition. This will be with students from across Camberwell's BA Fine Art programme• A Fine Art lecture series. This is for all Camberwell undergraduate students studying Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Computational Arts• To explore international ideas about contemporary photographic practice. You will do this by attending our programme of artists’ talks. By accessing London’s extensive galleries. By taking part in optional visits to major exhibitions and events. These have included the Venice Biennale, Documenta and Paris Photo• To develop ideas and experiences through optional international exchanges with other art schools. Partnerships include University of California (Los Angeles and San Diego), Kyoto Seika University (Kyoto), Università Iuav di Venezia (Venice) and Die Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Leipzig)• To have access to Camberwell's shared workshops that include printmaking, photography, film, moving image, digital, plastic, ceramics, wood and metalwork. Camberwell College of Arts, UAL is a renowned art and design college driving positive social impact through art and design. Our unique studio culture offers students the freedom and support to explore their individual creativity using facilities that embrace both traditional craftsmanship and digital technology.We believe passionately in social citizenship, whilst maintaining the view that arts must remain committed to the rewards of free inquiry and experimentation. Our students benefit from staff who take immense pride and care in guiding students in a journey of discovery, helping them develop the critical thinking, making skills and social sensibilities that equip them to thrive both individually and in their communities.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

22,920per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

CC at A-level or an equivalent qualification.

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University information

University of the Arts London

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 86 2

    31st out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    65th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    126 66%

    52nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    23

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