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Photography: Editorial and Advertising BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why Photography: Editorial and Advertising?

Our Photography: Editorial and Advertising degree enables you to develop the creative skills, professional know-how and industry contacts for a successful career in photography. You’ll explore moving and still image and develop retouching skills, covering genres from fashion to music, sports to food, interiors to celebrity, beauty to travel and more. With opportunities to gain experience on placements with magazines and newspapers such as ‘InStyle’, ‘Mail on Sunday’, ‘The Guardian’, ‘Vanity Fair’ and ‘Vogue’, our graduates stand out from the competition. There is also the chance to work on live briefs from global brands such as Converse, AllSaints, SHOWstudio, lululemon athletica, Specialized and Superdry.You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and learn from leading professionals, including photographers who have worked for ‘Vogue’, ‘Tatler’ and Getty Images. You can gain valuable insights through meeting and assisting professional photographers and exhibiting work to high-profile creative employers, in locations such as London, Milan, Paris, New York, Shanghai and Vancouver (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). Working in our professional studios, you’ll take advantage of industry-standard cameras, lighting equipment, darkrooms and digital suites, as well as state-of-the-art software such as Capture One Pro, Photoshop and Premiere Pro. The course also benefits from accreditation with ScreenSkills and affiliation with AOP (the Association of Photographers).

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an rough our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,700per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : CDD - BBB

Because we want to offer this course to creative students with talent and potential (and because we know that exam grades don't always tell the whole story), we invite all applicants to interview. Your suitability for the course is assessed and we will confirm your place after we've had a chance to meet you, if we feel you are a good fit. As well as unconditional offers for the right applicants, we make conditional offers based on your achieving certain grades in your A-levels or BTEC qualifications.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 97 3

    55th out of 103 2

    66th out of 92 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    117 58%

    45th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    83rd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    11th

    52
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    36th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    53rd

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    117 61%

    40th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    56th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    9th

    42

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