BA (Hons) Digital Photography

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The fine details

This course is an industry-focused course that provides students with an education in the broader areas of digital photographic practice, as well as the changing methods used in commercial practice. The course is designed to combine practical skills with a knowledge of the critical application of digital photography to explore the creative potential of the camera.

UCAS Code
W640
Duration
3 years full time
Start date
September 2021
Validating body
Ravensbourne University London

Entry requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

 

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

 

Selection criteria

Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.

 

Course structure

Key study topics

Through a mix of practice and theory-based learning, students will be taught to think like a photographer and learn how images are created, shared, distributed, and sold.

This course provides an education in the broader areas of digital photographic practice.

It gives an understanding of the rapidly changing principles and methods that underpin new and emerging creative commercial practice.

Students will be encouraged to develop your own distinctive portfolio and support this with a high level of technical skill, whilst understanding the theory of photography.

The course is industry focused, encouraging students to seek opportunities for placements at top London agencies and photographers. It also encourages students to work with other students across the college and across different disciplines.

Top reasons to apply

  1. Accredited by the Association of Photographers (AOP) and the Royal Photographic Society (RPS)
  2. Learn a broad range of skills across photojournalism, editorial, documentary, portraiture, advertising, fashion, music, architecture, picture research and PR.
  3. Industry focused with placement opportunities within prestigious organisations
  4. Mix of practice and theory-based learning modules
  5. Supported by expert teaching staff and visiting professionals

 

Careers

Our graduates will be industry-ready to work across a range of areas such as photojournalism, editorial, documentary, portraiture, advertising, fashion, music, architecture, picture research and public relations

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