Final Year Show 2021
26 July to 31 August 2021
With over 40 years’ experience teaching photography, the department is one of the most respected and established in the country. The first year of the Photography degree introduces key concepts relevant to contemporary photographic practice, through challenging practical projects, designed to improve technical abilities such as lighting techniques and processing and printing skills. You’ll be introduced to the history of photography and spend some time developing practical camera and communication skills.
As you move through the programme, you will reinforce your emerging photographic practice through a sound knowledge of photography industry, taking part in research projects and public exhibitions. Contextual features of the course will encourage you to think critically about photography and its impact on culture and society.
You’ll have the freedom to explore your individuality and pursue your creative goals, all with the support of tutors with wide ranging expertise. Our teaching team and expert guest lecturers will share their experiences in editorial, advertising, publishing, fashion, documentary and fine art; while open photographic briefs, competitions and work experience opportunities will give you the rest.
With access to professional camera equipment, studios and Apple computers, you’ll be fully kitted out. Added to that, our Adobe and Apple certified technicians will be on hand to help you at every turn.