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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Goldsmiths, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study MA Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths?

  • Developed by the Centre for Urban and Community Research, the degree encourages creative interplay between practice and theory – you’ll develop your practical photography skills and examine key ideas and debates in the representation and evocation of contemporary city life.
  • You will have the chance to consider cutting-edge debates in cultural and social theory in a research setting that actively encourages the development of photographic practice.
  • If you are already a working photographer, visual artist or media practitioner, this programme gives you space to reflect critically on your practice.
  • For those with a background in sociology, urban and cultural geography, cultural studies or anthropology, the degree provides an opportunity to combine visual forms of representation with standard forms of research techniques in investigating urban life and the physical environments of the city.
  • The programme aims to link directly to professional research outcomes, and many graduates have secured employment within urban research, ethnography, teaching, curatorial and arts practice, human rights, and architectural research.

Skills

This MA develops skills in urban photography, visual ethnography and urban research, communications for urban planning, community arts and visual arts practice.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,660per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Goldsmiths, University of London

  • University League Table

    63rd

  • Campus address

    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 103 10

    46th out of 105 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    126 67%

    43rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    84th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    96th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 61%

    45th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    57
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    101st

    8

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