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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore all aspects of what it means to be a professional photographer in the 21st Century on this degree course.Learn practical skills including exposure and metering, digital workflow, colour and black and white printing, studio lighting, large and medium format, planning and installing exhibitions, professional photographic portfolio development and moving image.You’ll work across the subject of photography choosing to focus on areas such as art, documentary, editorial, commercial, advertising and critical writing on photography, tailored to your own personal interests and career aspirations.With access to traditional and digital photographic facilities with industry-standard equipment, you’ll learn how to use and adopt skills to develop your creativity, working between analogue and digital. Explore a range of self-directed learning experiences combining practice with theory, enabling you to develop the creativity and autonomy to establish your own photographic practice.Our graduates are leaders within the creative industries and you will be joining an extended alumni club who help us to create opportunities for you in terms of work experience and graduate career prospects.**Key features**.- Work with industry-standard facilities, learning skills in traditional photographic methods, digital media and emerging technologies.- Work broadly across the subject, including art, documentary, editorial, advertising and fashion photography, and critical writing.- Develop your professional skills through work experience placements, industry competitions, and collaborations with organisations.- Benefit from our guest lecturer series, with speakers from a range of photographic practices.- Opportunity to apply for a European or international exchange to one of our partner institutions, such as RMIT in Australia.- Take part in the development and organisation of a photography festival in your final year, showcasing your work at venues across Nottingham, with further opportunities to exhibit at other graduating events.- Alumni have gone on to roles such as creative director at Jamie Oliver and companies such as Getty Sports Images.- NTU is Ranked 12th in the UK for Art and Design. (The Complete University Guide 2021).- NTU is ranked in the top 15 universities in the UK for Design and Crafts (14th). (The Guardian University Guide 2021).**Assessment**Assessment is 100% through coursework. You will receive feedback throughout each module and will be awarded a grade.**Employability**Graduate destinations include; casting director, commissioned by Vogue; EC Language Centres, photographer and filmmaker; assignment editor, Getty Images; photographer, Press Association; Vogue magazine, picture researcher; fashion photographer; re-toucher, Ted Baker; creative artworker, Agency 4; and picture editor, Press Association.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,800per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 102 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    140 73%

    25th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    83rd

    42

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