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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Are you a keen photographer looking to turn your passion into a career?If you want to get expert skills in a particular field of photography such as documentary, editorial and fine art photography or want to learn about the business side of the photographic industry, this BA (Hons) Photography degree course is ideal.It gives you the knowledge and skill necessary to fine-tune your photography skills and successfully promote your work and abilities in a competitive marketplace.**What you'll experience**On this course you'll:- Learn about many approaches of photography and use traditional and modern techniques to hone your skills and find inspiration- Be taught by practising professionals with experience in exhibiting, publishing, curating and writing about photography- Use extensive photography facilities and equipment, including our photographic studios with flash and tungsten lighting setups, range of digital and traditional cameras, and our digital darkroom- Be able to attend engaging guest lectures from respected industry figures, past guest lecturers have included Peter Kennard, Laura Pannack, Oliver Chanarin, Clare Strand, Tom Hunter, Eva Stenram and Brian Griffin- Organise group exhibitions across venues in Portsmouth, promoting your work in pubs, shop windows, restaurants and pop-up galleries- Go on annual study visits to galleries and photography festivals in locations like London, Paris, Berlin and Brighton- Undertake commissions and enter photography competitions- Organise and be part of a London show where you'll network with gallery directors, curators, magazine editors and advertising agency directors**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.Previous students have gone on to work as:- studio photographers- video directors- picture editors- retouchers- photojournalists- curators- artists- fashion photographers- teachers/lecturersOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you graduate, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    47th

    16

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