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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course will give you the chance to understand the role of a photographer in today’s society, and the commercial paths available to you. You’ll also be able to explore the history and contemporary practice of photography. You’ll learn to be articulate about your work and be ready to discuss and present your images in a range of situations. You’ll be supported to develop your skills in a modular structure that involves making both still and moving image, whilst also providing you with the opportunity to experiment and collaborate with students from other courses and in live-project scenarios. Our tutors have extensive experience in a range of approaches to image-making and publishing in both the commercial environment and art-based practice. We’ve consistently invested in our digital studio, equipping it to an extremely high standard, with more equipment than you’d find in many professional studios.

We’ve excellent digital and analogue darkroom facilities and cover all aspects of creative workflow and image output. You’ll be encouraged to develop your creativity and build up a portfolio of your work and establish a presence on all the relevant media platforms. We also have an extensive list of visiting specialists having an input on the course, which enrich the networks you’ll be connecting to as a student with us. Finally, our photography course is approved by the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) giving you the chance to gain a respected BIPP professional qualification alongside your degree. This course is structured to enable you to become a specialist in the dominant visual language of our age. There are careers available in an increasing range of industries from fashion and art, to advertising and education that all require the skills of informed, professional photographic practitioners.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

University of Huddersfield

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  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

100% of teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy – Huddersfield is the first and only UK university to achieve this.
Huddersfield has a thriving international community of over 2,700 students from nearly 100 different nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    133 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%



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