United Kingdom

Nottingham Trent University

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

Nottingham Trent University

Photography/Photography in Europe

This course has international reputation for creating graduates who go on to become highly regarded professionals in the creative industries. With acces to traditional and digital photographic facilities and industry-standard equipment, you'll learn to use and adapt skills to develop your creativity, working between analogue and digital. Graduates from this course go on to work as photographers, picture editors, freelancers, stylists, studio managers, writers, picture researchers, web designers, photographers’ agents, curators, arts administrators and teachers. There are lots of reasons to choose BA (Hons) Photography at Nottingham Trent University. You will grain a comprehensive understanding of photographic techniques, practice and history. You will also focus and specialise in an area and format of your choice, whether digital or analogue, still or moving image. You can participate in competitions and gain practical work experience through collaborations with organisations, industry experts and our own photography graduates. You’ll have the opportunity to put on exhibitions around the city and develop your portfolio by working with curators, photographers and publishers. You’ll be able to take part in field trips and optional study visits to international photography festivals in Paris, Berlin, Bilbao and London. You can also apply for a place on an overseas exchange programme through the NTU Erasmus scheme. You’ll also have the chance to collaborate on projects with students from other courses in the School of Art & Design, including Fashion, Graphic Design and Decorative Arts. You’ll take part in the development and organisation of all aspects of the final year photography festival. This is part of the NTU Degree Shows, giving you the chance to profile your work at venues across Nottingham. We have extensive facilities to support work in digital or analogue, still or moving image. This includes comprehensive Mac editing suites with industry standard software for photography and video, Leaf and Phase One Digital Backs for large / medium format, HD video cameras and digital SLRs with HD video. Bowens strobe flash equipment, 28 black and white enlargers, 10 colour enlargers, 2 developing rooms, black and white print processing machine, RA4 colour processer and 3 full size dedicated studios with backgrounds and lighting. We encourage all students to undertake short periods of work experience, normally in Years Two and Three, with the agreement and support of your tutor. These give you an opportunity to find out more about the different roles within the industry. Alongside lectures, seminars, tutorials and projects, you’ll attend a series of technical workshops to develop practical skills. These will, for example, include demonstrations in analogue and digital formats, camera use, moving image, studio work, lighting, black and white and colour printing, and preparation for exhibitions. You’ll also take on practical work experience and live projects to develop creative, experimental and critically information work. You’ll put on an exhibition and develop your portfolio by working with curators, photographers and publishers. 98% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    City Campus,Nottingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,600