This practice-based course aims to develop you as a creative practitioner and independent thinker. You will be introduced to a range of research methods and technical skills that expand your understanding of photography and open out your creativity. Individual and group tutorials, workshops, seminars and lectures by visiting speakers, will equip you with the skills to become a confident, unique and professional photographic practitioner. Your learning is supported by lecture-based study to help develop a critical and historical awareness as well as technical workshops to develop your craft skills, including analogue, digital and hybrid practices. Features and benefits fo the course include: a wide range of diverse approaches to photography and other related mediums as appropriate to your creative development. Manchester and the North West is a rich cultural and artistic centre from which the course benefits via exhibitions.