University for the creative arts photography

By | 18th May 2017

University for the creative arts photography

Photography

Skilled and creatively gifted photographers are needed across a vast range of industries. Studying photography with us lets you explore a mixture of photographic practices through a range of contemporary and historical contexts.

Guided by some of the world’s finest photography academics, our BA (Hons) Photography course in Farnham offers you the opportunity to study within a uniquely creative environment where you can develop a deep understanding of photographic practice, theory and history.

Course overview:

With a distinguished history stretching back over 60 years, our BA (Hons) Photography course at Farnham encourages you to develop experimental and innovative approaches towards the photographic medium.

As a member of this photographic community of internationally renowned practicing artists and photographers, you’ll have access to a wide range of both digital and analogue facilities including black & white and colour darkrooms, film processing, digital processing & editing suite, photographic studios and various digital and film cameras, lenses and lighting equipment.

Studying amongst our unique artistic community also gives you the chance to collaborate and share ideas with fellow students from across the creative industries, including filmmakers, journalists, fine artists and advertisers.

Our renowned teaching team bring with them high-profile industry connections, both nationally and internationally.

As part of the course, we regularly arrange visits to, and lectures from, a wide range of institutions such as the National Media Museum, Brighton Photo Fringe, The Photographer’s Gallery London, Photoworks Magazine, as well as Berg, Blackwell, Focalpress, Routledge and other publishers.

University for the creative arts photography

   As a student on the Photography course at our Rochester campus, you’ll be encouraged to learn, think, create and play in new and exciting ways, and to create fresh, exciting and provocative work.

Our diverse community of academics, students and alumni – along with our quality facilities and resources – makes this possible. High-profile guest lecturers, workshops, portfolio reviews and the opportunity to work on live projects position this course and its graduates competitively in the working environment after graduation.

Course overview:

As a student on this course, you’ll be encouraged to create work and collaborate on both course-related and personal projects, allowing you to make use of our extensive department, campus, national and international connections.

You’ll be led by our team of research-active academics and technical staff who are at the height of their careers in industry.

Our cutting-edge professional Photography facilities include studios, digital workshop suites, colour and black and white film processing, colour and black and white darkrooms, and industry-leading equipment available for loan throughout the academic year to develop your projects ready for exhibition.

Through a mixture of industry-facing project briefs, strong links with practitioners at multiple levels, portfolio reviews, high-profile guest lecturers, studio visits, and a notable series of course publications and annual exhibitions, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable contacts and experience within the real-world of photographic discourse.

Some of our industry links include Metro Imaging, Getty Images, 125 Magazine, The Association of Photographers, and DDB Advertising Agency.

University for the creative arts photography

We create a supportive and professional environment that promotes independent learning and experimental approaches to your given area of interest. You’re encouraged to approach your practice in new and interesting ways to become visually literate and a conscientious contributor to our increasingly image-led world.

Whilst the course has strong industry-facing elements, it also provides keen philosophical and conceptual teachings that enable our graduates to work equally well as fashion, fine art, editorial or advertising photographers, as well as retouchers, art directors, graphic designers, theorists, and art buyers.

We create a supportive and professional environment that promotes independent learning and experimental approaches to your given area of interest. You’re encouraged to approach your practice in new and interesting ways, so you can become a visually literate and conscientious contributor to our increasingly image-led world.