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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Hardwick Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, SEP-23

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

What is Photography MA?

This postgraduate course supports and challenges your ideas, creativity and ambitions. Whatever your previous experience, you’ll explore in depth your way of seeing the world and to think through how to use the language of photography to build a portfolio that has excitement and depth.

We welcome photographers from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as those who have studied photography at undergraduate level. We are looking for passion and a commitment to exploring and questioning the medium of photography.

Study style

Lectures, group critiques, one-to-one tutorials, field trips and gallery visits make up the core of the teaching practice. All classes are delivered on a single day per week, thus allowing for work, travel and other commitments. Assessment is 100% by coursework.

Our modules guide students towards recognising potential themes and exploring them using an extended range of approaches and techniques. In addition, an extensive range of workshops will cover such disciplines as high-level digital studio work, moving image and video editing, book production, black and white darkroom work and alternative process techniques.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Photographer
  • Teacher
  • Videographer
  • Exhibition Curator
  • Picture Editor
  • Publisher.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000overall cost

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

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

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

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    36th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    53rd

    17

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