Taught course

Photography

Institution
Middlesex University · Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • We normally require a good honours degree 2:1 or above, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject
  • We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Academic credit for previous study or experience

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our practice and research-based course will challenge you to explore, question and evolve as a photographer. The course provides you with a creative and energetic working environment in which to produce a major photographic project using some of the best traditional and state-of-the-art facilities in the UK, encouraged and supported by world-class academic and technical staff.

Why study MA Photography at Middlesex University?

At Middlesex we take a highly practical approach to photography that ensures you spend the majority of your postgraduate study behind a camera, in a darkroom and experimenting with both new and traditional technology. Drawing on the expertise of a diverse range of professional photographers, guest lecturers and technical advisers, you will enhance your knowledge and skills through a series of photographic projects using practice-led research and supportive written work.

Based in our £80 million art and design building, our course features state-of-the-art resources and gives you hands-on experience with industry-standard tools. With Apple Macintosh Pro workstations, A2 Epson printers, Hasselblad film scanners, studios, as well as a range of darkrooms including colour, black and white, and digital, you'll have everything you need to push yourself to your full potential and take the next step towards a stimulating and successful career.

Course highlights
  • Masterclasses and workshops from high-profile speakers such as Professor Phil Cleaver, Simon Roberts, Dewi Lewis, John Blakemore, Tom Hunter, Professor Jem Southam and Julian Calder
  • Access to some of London's best photography resources, including the V&A Print and Drawing Study Room
  • Explore subjects through video and photography, with several Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro workstations
  • Strong focus on professional presentation skills, such as printing and mounting your work
  • Access to networking opportunities, world-leading research and expertise through the Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI) on campus
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Michael Bradley
Email
enquiries@mdx.ac.uk
Phone
020 8411 5555