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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

Make, use and analyse images, engaging directly with the world around you while exploring the medium’s endless potential. Develop a clear understanding of photography in its wider historical, cultural and professional context and be equipped with the skills to achieve and sustain your career ambitions in the creative industry. Our diverse teaching team, purpose-built environment and advanced facilities enable you to establish your unique style and personal visual language.- **Experiment.** Have the freedom to develop your photography using our extensive analogue and digital facilities and resources.- **Promote change.** Use your photography to raise awareness and promote change in response to global challenges and environmental issues.- **Collaborate.** Work with creative businesses, charities and organisations to gain real-world experience.- **Explore.** Experience international opportunities through European field trips and established connections for studying abroad.- **Lifestyle.** From making images on Dartmoor National Park in the morning to paddleboarding on the Plymouth Sound in the evening, enjoy the varied and unique quality of life in the city and its coastal location.- **Expert-led**. Learn from contemporary professionals to help shape your future via our Artist Talks programme.- **Career ready.** Follow in the footsteps of our prize-winning and successful alumni and achieve a career in various fields of the industry: editorial, commercial, art direction, assisting, styling, curating, picture editing, teaching and arts practice.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

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The English Language Centre offers courses to help develop academic English language skills – both before (pre-sessional courses) and during students’ studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 102 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    128 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%



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