A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or; relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level. A portfolio of work is also required. If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 orequivalent. Consideration will be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project.
Months of entry
Key study topics include:
- Defining your research project through practical visual exploration, encountering a number of theoretical paradigms and learning different research methods.
- Experimenting with different approaches and developing your major project to a professional level supported by discussion, seminars and tutorials. This MA course covers practical and theoretical territory including: contemporary photography, photography as technology defined by social practice, the status of the photographic image in new media, the time of the photograph, the archive, documentary and story-telling, the portrait as a social scene, landscape as place and space, critiques of realism, the language of objectivity, photography as bearing witness, legacies of postmodernism; chance, appropriation, performance, tableau.
- Defining the specialist nature of your project whilst also becoming critically aware of the contexts and histories you work within.
- Realising your project, with support from a range of professionals who help you identify modes of dissemination and relevant audiences and arenas for publication.
For further information see: http://webdocs.ucreative.ac.uk/MA_Photography-1396274281421.pdf
Visit the MA Photography page on the University for the Creative Arts web site for more details!
Information for international students
International Students should contact the International team on: +44 (0)1252 892838 for further information and advice. Alternatively email us at: email@example.com
Fees and funding
Limited number of bursaries available.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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