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Fine Art Photography (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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The BA Fine Art Photography (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an open and experimental approach to fine art photographic practice. Guided by expert staff students are able to explore media beyond the photographic image. The course encourages creative dialogue and will offer you regular opportunities to exhibit work.

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What you can expect

  • To test and explore the creative possibilities and limits of photography
  • To consider the broadest applications of image and material. To think about documentation, advertising, personal memento, public image and object of expression. To ask how these uses affect our perception of photographic culture
  • To be introduced to colour and black and white darkroom processes.
  • To learn about studio lighting, advanced alternative printing, post-production and colour management
  • To investigate methods through which your work reaches its audience. From physical installations, exhibitions and publications, to new media and the web
  • To be taught by prominent artists, critics, curators and publishers
  • To take part in an external exhibition. This will be with students from across Camberwell's BA Fine Art programme
  • A Fine Art lecture series. This is for all Camberwell undergraduate students studying Drawing, Painting, Photography and Sculpture
  • To explore international ideas about contemporary photographic practice. You will do this by attending our programme of artists’ talks. By accessing London’s extensive galleries. By taking part in optional visits to major exhibitions and events. These have included the Venice Biennale, Documenta and Paris Photo
  • To develop ideas and experiences through optional international exchanges with other art schools. Partnerships include University of California (Los Angeles and San Diego), Kyoto Seika University (Kyoto), Università Iuav di Venezia (Venice) and Die Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Leipzig)

Career opportunities

Graduates of the BA Fine Art Photography (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) have exhibited their work in major UK competitions and exhibitions, including The Photographer’s Gallery’s Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed exhibition of most promising graduates, Saatchi New Sensations, Sony Professional Photography Awards and The Sovereign Asian Art Prize.

Others have gone on to work for major galleries and publishers, whilst many former students progress to postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: However, this course will consider applications after that date, subject to places being available.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to BA Fine Art Drawing, Painting, Photography and Sculpture
  • Defining the subject - What is Photography
  • Critical context and reflective practice
  • Exploring subject possibilities - Time and space
  • Options - Extended contexts
  • Presentation and exhibition
  • Defining a context for your work
  •  Presentation, collaboration and development

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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)

Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work, personal statement and reference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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