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Photography Graduate Diploma

Key information
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Qualification type

Graduate Diploma

Subject areas

Photography

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will help you enter the field of photography and work at the cutting edge of contemporary practice. You will build a foundation of technical skills, from analogue to the latest digital technologies and develop professional skills through set course projects. Finish the course with a high-quality portfolio, a strong conceptual approach and personal identity to your practice. Our strong relationships with industry provide opportunities for students outside of the course structure. Previous external professional projects include collaborating with London Fashion Week and working with Canon Cameras, Genesis Imaging, Capture One - Phase One and The Flash Centre. An introduction to key industry contacts including camera and lighting manufacturers, bespoke printers, post-production companies, photographic organizations, photographic professionals, gallery owners and seasoned art buyers.

An opportunity to gain awareness of the varying demands of the differing markets, which comprise the international professional photographic industry; A structured timetable that focuses on the technical and professional skills needed in contemporary photography practice including optional choices, combining taught and independent study. An opportunity to study professional photography in the rich international cultural and professional context of London College of Communication, with its long-established courses, guest speaker programmes, research culture and industry networks. Graduate Diploma in Photography provides you with the skills you will need for a career as a professional photographer. You'll be encouraged to research, evaluate and develop projects which directly relate to your future aspirations and be given the chance to develop a portfolio suitable for presentation to clients to help you gain commissions or employment on completing the course.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

30 weeks

Start date

23-SEP-19

Modules

This unit will give you the opportunity to study major developments and critical approaches in photography. This will enable you to gain an understanding of the contemporary significance of photography and to place your own work in a historical-cultural context. This unit is particularly useful to those students wishing to bridge to Master level study.
Personal Project (Research and development) (20 Credits)
Professional Photography in Practice
Critical Approaches
Professional Identity and Portfolio Development (Professional Context and Progression) (40 Credits)
Professional Identity and Portfolio Development
Personal Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,890

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£19,930

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree or equivalent experience to be considered for this course. We are looking for students who may be progressing from an undergraduate course (or equivalent) and who already have a portfolio that demonstrates a good level of practice.

University information

With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. The Colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Arts London College of...more