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Photography and Film

BA (Hons)
Photography and Film

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Why choose this course?


If you are seeking a career in film and photography our degree offers the opportunity to creatively explore both areas.


There are a wide variety of career options in the dynamic photography, film and television industries and the professionalism and ability to develop your ideas that you will develop through this course will enable you to perform strongly as a media developer and content provider.


Throughout the course you will be developing a portfolio to showcase your work alongside the opportunities to undertake ‘live’briefs.


With access to industry-standard software across Apple and PC platforms, you’ll be able to develop and locate your role in the film and photographic industries either as a provider of creative lens imagery, a media developer, a content provider or in production and post-production industries.


As you progress you will be able to specialise or continue to study and utilise both areas. You will explore contemporary ideas through location and studio work for drama, documentary, advertising, music media, landscape, portrait and other forms of digital imagery and visual effects through production and post-production techniques.


During the course you will gain a range of skills and knowledge including: storytelling, digital imaging, camera techniques for moving and still images, lighting for studio and location work, editing and post-production. The use of film and photography in a fine art setting is also encouraged as the degree supports you to find your ‘voice’ and method of communicating.

You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BA (Hons) Photography & Film (four years including foundation year) UCAS code:W600


This course is also available as an integrated masters MDes Photography and Film UCAS code: 43J1


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