Taught course

Photography

Institution
University of the Arts London - London College of Communication · Faculty of Media
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The course team welcomes applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, from all over the world. Applicants are expected to demonstrate sufficient prior knowledge of and/or potential in photography to be able to successfully complete the programme of study and/ or have an academic or professional background in a relevant subject.

MA Photography does not include technical teaching (although it does include technical advice and support) and if there are specific programmes or techniques that you need to acquire in order to realise your creative ideas on MA Photography then we would advise prior acquisition of these before applying to the course.

The course team also welcomes students with relevant experience or those who may have previously worked in industry.

Educational level may be demonstrated by:

  • Honours degree (named above);Possession of equivalent qualifications;
  • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required;
  • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.

Applicants who do not meet these course entry requirements may still be considered in exceptional cases. The course team will consider each application that demonstrates additional strengths and alternative evidence.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Photography at London College of Communication offers a variety of conceptual approaches to thinking, writing and exhibiting photography. As a research-led course, it equips students for a wider inquiry into the interdisciplinary aspects of the photographic medium by developing a single exhibition project over the 15-months duration of the course.

MA Photography at London College of Communication embraces cross-media and cross-genre practice. You'll develop a distinctive body of work, building a relationship between experimental practice, theoretical contextualisation and active research processes.

Graduates go on to work successfully across fine art, commerce and academia and have won a host of high profile international awards and prizes.

Reasons to apply

  • MA Photography encourages active involvement with current photographic research including the Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) and the Photography and the Contemporary Imaginary Research Hub both based at LCC.
  • Hear from high-profile artists, theorists and curators as part of our guest lecture series.
  • You will have access to excellent analogue and digital facilities and specialist equipment that will help you to expand your creative vocabulary.
  • For more than 15 years our graduates have developed distinctive practices that gain recognition across the creative industries as well as being respected as showing artists, inventive editors and critical writers.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required, with 5.5 in each of the four skills.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
info@lcc.arts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7514 6599