401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Documentary Photography - University of Plymouth

Join our new course to learn, explore and develop as a photographer, building on your passion for medium, and its ability to tell amazing stories. You'll engage with the world of contemporary documentary photography in its many guises, and develop challenging, exciting and powerful work. Our high profile teaching team will support you in the development of your practice, and the purpose built environment and excellent facilities mean that your ambitions can be met and exceeded as a photographer. * Experiment – During the course there is a great deal of focus on the way you develop your photography. Contemporary documentary practice takes many forms, and you may end up with an approach that you had never even considered. * Think differently – An important aspect of our course is the development of you as a critically aware contemporary photographer. Documentary photography is diverse, and we encourage a broad exploration of the genre. By the end of our course you will have a wide understanding of your own practice, and where it fits into the world of contemporary photography. * Explore - Broaden your understanding of photographic practice in other cultures - our international opportunities include a residential field trip to Europe in year 1 and our ‘Exploration’ module in year 2, allowing the time and space to develop a significant body of work in a different context. * Facilities - Achieve your creative goals with our excellent facilities and resources, including a custom-built analogue and digital resource and an extensive equipment store. Be free to work when the inspiration takes you with our resources open from 8am to midnight, seven days a week and throughout the holidays. * Visitors - Deepen your understanding of the subject with our lively visiting speaker series, featuring well-known practitioners. Past speakers have included celebrated documentary photographers: Ed Clark, Anna Fox, Simon Roberts, Charlotte Dumas, Martin Parr, Mark Power, David Goldblatt, Laura Pannack and many many more…

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • 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