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UCAS CODE: PHOT

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview** Would you rather be behind the camera than in the picture? Do you have a passion for photography and what images can make others feel?With our state-of-the-art facilities, industry-expert lecturers and guest speakers, we’ll help you develop your photography skills to a professional standard. We'll give you the theoretical grounding and practical opportunities to add depth and flair to your work. Our BA (Hons) Photography degree can help you bring your creative ideas from concept and shooting to printing and exhibition, ensuring you’re ready to kick-start your career upon graduation.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**With a history of delivery expert craft, art and design education for more than 130 years, Buckinghamshire New University is the perfect place to start your creative career. Our BA (Hons) Photography course is ran by a range of our professional experts and lecturers, you’ll discover a range of photography styles during your time with us, from portrait to product.You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in guest workshops and masterclasses. With London only a short journey away, you’ll be able to visit endless museums, galleries and landscapes for inspiration. As well as this you'll get the chance to collaborate with students from other courses, working on projects with students studying film and TV production, creative advertising, graphic design and fashion and textiles.The course is an accredited member of the Association of Photographers (AOP). **What facilities can I use?**Our Photographic students can benefit from a remarkable, fully-equipped photographic studio on the High Wycombe Campus. The studio has been specifically designed to meet your needs by using effective light diffusing methods. To ensure a high quality of results, a wide range of professional equipment is also available to hire from the studio. As well as this we have a fully equipped darkroom, with numerous enlargers so you never have to go without. We also offer inhouse printing facilities. On this course you’ll have access to our range of industry-standard facilities and kit hire availability, including;- Hasselblad and Pentax digital medium format cameras- professional lighting studios equipped with Elinchrom and Bowens lighting systems- a spacious black & white wet-print darkroom- Mac computer suites with Capture 1 software and full Creative Suite package- a scanning suite with Epson scanners up to A3 and a high-end Hasselblad Flexitight film scanner- a print bureau for large-scale exhibition and portfolio printing.As well as this you’ll have full access to our base room, where you can hang-out and discuss ideas with your peers.**What will I study?**Our course gives you many opportunities to explore the diverse world of Photography. This course takes a strong ‘active learning’ approach, so you’ll have lots of opportunity to build and develop your skills working on your own photography projects. We’ll help you explore the deeper meaning and concepts behind photography work, so you can find new ways to express yourself, and take your practice to a more interesting level. You’ll also undertake research to develop a contextual underpinning of the subject, learning new ways of thinking and working, and pushing traditional boundaries.As well as having the space to explore different types of photography, to see where your interests lie, we’ll make sure you understand the business side of working as a professional photographer. You’ll learn how to set yourself up as a freelancer, and deal with everything from your own marketing, to tax and finance. You’ll learn about the professional bodies that exist to protect photographers’ work and rights, such as the Association of Photographers. We’ll also look at how to work

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,250per year

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

Entry requirements

University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    101st out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    99 52%

    95th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    42.0 42%

    90th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    27th

    37

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