BA (Hons) Photography
Start Date: 14th September 2020
More about the course
This practical Photography degree is affiliated by the Association of Photography and will teach you fundamental technical and studio skills such as lighting, camera operation and dark room practice, as well as location photography.
Developed in consultation with photographers Christine Harding, Mark Taylor and Mike Baster, this degree is focused on commercial photography and 'capturing a moment in time'.
You'll be passionate about the visual world and have strong communication skills, vital on any photo shoot. You'll study topics such as composition and the history of photography, as well as areas of photography including still life, portraiture, food and editorial to help you become a well-rounded photographer.
64 UCAS points.
If you are a current Newcastle College student and successfully pass your Level 3 course in an appropriate subject, you will be guaranteed a place on a degree course.
You will be invited to an interview and portfolio check as part of the application process.
What will I learn?
- Professional Practice
- Visual Communication
- Photographic Studio Practice
- History and Theory of Photography
- Core Digital Skills
- Contemporary Contexts in Photography
- Professional and Business Practice
- Live Project
- Photographic Narrative
- Advanced Digital Skills
- Specialist Practice Portfolio
- Critical Research Project
- Final Major Project
- Professional Practice Presentation
How is the course taught?
- Specialist workshops
- Work related learning
- Guest speakers
How am I assessed?
Where can I progress?
Once you complete this course you may wish to gain further experience and seek employment as a photographer's assistant. Or, you may wish to set up your own business and work on a freelance basis. Some students choose to continue their studies and undertake a relevant Masters degree or PGCE qualification.
Tuition Fees for full-time undergraduate UK and EU students is £9,000 per year. Read more about financial support.