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Photography (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: WPQ4

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.Engage with photography in an experimental, creative and critical environment.- Hands-on, experiential approach with the emphasis on developing your individual interests and ability.- Opportunities to work on live briefs and a range of professional workshops with our industry partners.- Great links including the Royal Photographic Society and Association of Photographers.Photography at Bath Spa University gives you space to explore, actively enquire, challenge and define the role of the photographic image.We’re committed to teaching the craft of photography. Analogue techniques are thoroughly explored and equip you to engage more proficiently with digital methods. We explore the ways in which digital technological change impacts on photography, and we also fully utilise new technologies.The curriculum is broad, with an emphasis on practical learning. Content is delivered by a team of full-time and visiting specialists who are active practitioners and researchers in the field.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC - BCC

Grades BCC-CCC including Grade C in Photography or related subjects preferred

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 103 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    116 61%

    73rd

    29
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    75th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    30th

    43

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