In the age of social media, you'll have the opportunity, through studying photography, to become an expert in the dominant visual language of our era. There are potential careers available in an increasing range of industries from fashion and art to advertising that require the skills of educated, professional photographic practitioners. This course could help you get there. Our Photography BA(Hons) course will give you the chance to understand the role of a photographer in today’s society, and the commercial and creative paths that are available to you. Through a combination of technical instruction, creative experimentation and critical reflection this course is designed to help you find your creative voice and transform your initial interest into a career. You’ll be supported to develop your practical skills through individual project work. You will join a wider creative community of fellow photographers, artists and designers putting together books, exhibitions and even short films. Through an engagement with the history of photographic practices, you’ll develop a sophisticated understanding of this fascinating subject and be able speak about your own work with authority. Our tutors have experience from a range of disciplines, from documentary making to commercial photography and fine art. And we’ve invested in our digital studio, equipping it to an extremely high standard, with more equipment than you’d find in many professional studios. You’ll be encouraged to unleash your creativity and build up a portfolio. The course is one of only ten in the UK that are approved by the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) and gives you the chance to gain a respected BIPP professional qualification alongside your degree.