Photography is one of the most compelling and authoritative forms of visual communication, challenging the viewer and demanding an emotional response.
This course provides graduates with the knowledge and skills appropriate to a range of careers in digital photography. It is provides a stimulating education in the broader areas of digital photography practice and a substantial grounding in the principles and methods in emerging areas of commercial practice. You will be encouraged to develop your individual creative ability and support this with the development of a high level of technical skills. There are opportunities for collaboration with other courses, such as graphic design, motion graphics, broadcasting, animation and fashion.
The course employs a variety of practicing industry professionals, who understand the diversity of the photographic industry; which means you will learn in a ‘real world’ environment and tackle project work, which is both experimental and based on industry practice.
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You will be continually assessed through preparation of written and project work. Assessment in the final year is through dissertation and portfolio.
Graduates will be prepared for employment across a range of industries in areas such as photojournalism, editorial, documentary, portraiture, advertising, fashion, music, architecture, newspaper, picture research, museum curatorial, gallery, project management, technical support and PR.