Taught course

Photography

Institution
Norwich University of the Arts · Norwich University of the Arts
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.

Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.

The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Innovation of your practice and the development of critically-informed perspectives are the guiding principles of our MA Photography Masters degree course.

State-of-the-art studios and digital darkrooms will give you freedom to develop a distinctive authorial voice through advanced study of photographic practice.

While our postgraduate photography course is practice-led, taught components consider contextual and theoretical aspects of photography. From collaboration, aesthetic/anti-aesthetic and technological determinism, to the impact of emerging technologies, you’ll tackle a wide range of topics related to your practice.

You’ll also be encouraged to develop a deep understanding of the professional and commercial contexts for your work, as well as exploring the possibilities for moving image in contemporary photography.

You’ll be encouraged to develop a strong individual voice within your visual practice throughout the course. Seminars and workshops will encourage you to examine the complex relationship between individual practice and client-led work.

NUA’s reputation in advertising, fashion and editorial photography, and the University’s links to industry and professional bodies – including the Association of Photographers – present unique opportunities to explore this topic in detail.

Information for international students

NUA has earned an international reputation for excellence over the course of its 170 years training leaders in the creative industries. The University’s international community are genuinely valued for their contribution to student and academic life. International student scholarships are available. Applicants typically submit digital portfolios and interview via Skype.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000
International students
£13,700

2018/19 Tuition Fees For New Entrants

UK/EU nationality Postgraduate degree (full-time) £7,000 UK/EU nationality Postgraduate degree (part-time) £4,500 International (non-EU) Postgraduate degree (full-time) £13,700

Postgraduate Masters Loan of up to £10,609

For 2018, UK nationals and those who have been resident in England for three years may be eligible to apply for a government loan of up to £10,609 towards course fees or living costs. Part time and EU students may also be eligible.

Find out more about postgraduate loans.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Team
Email
studentrecruitment@nua.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1603 610561