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Photography (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Lancaster, United Kingdom
The Photography (Hons) program from University of Cumbria will encourage your holistic and informed thinking about photography.You’ll experience cultural, historical and contemporary life through the lens of a camera, while evolving your own artistic way of seeing the world as a professional photographer.
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Overview

At the Photography (Hons) program from University of Cumbria we don’t believe in breeding one type of photographer, so you’ll have the freedom to pursue and develop your own individual and artistic repertoire.

Practical work is central to our course and so whether you’re studying technical skills, contemporary and traditional photography or exploring relationships between the photographer and their audience – there’ll always be a hands-on elements to your learning.

We run an open-door policy, so you won’t need to book timeslots with technicians and tutors, and we’ll be on hand to help you hone your technical and creative work when you need it.

Career:

A degree in Photography can open up a fantastic range of career options. Freelance or in a permanent position, studio-based or on the move, the skills you learn will help you no matter what route you decide to take. Our former students have gone on to become assistant photographers, picture editors and researchers, forensic and medical photographers, gallery curators and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals in Photography
  • Historical Contexts and Research Skills
  • Communicating Ideas in Photography
  • Critical Studies in Photography
  • Principles of Photography
  • Advanced Visual Narratives

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

96-112 UCAS tariff points. 

Potential to succeed can be measured in a number of ways including academic qualifications and skills obtained outside academic study such as work experience.  We have a points range so we can take into account all of the information on your application form and adjust the offer from the evidence provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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