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BA (Hons) Commercial Photography

Arts University Bournemouth

Poole, United Kingdom

  • Tuition Fee £ 17,950
  • Country Rank#173
  • Duration36 Months
  • Score IELTS: 6 TOEFL: 80

Program Overview

This course gives you the opportunity to develop a specialist career, working within fashion/beauty, advertising, documentary/editorial and portrait photography. Through the combination of creativity and technical skill, our students aspire to challenge perceptions, and push boundaries, through making imagery that’s at the forefront of contemporary photographic practice.

Graduates from this course have gone on to create images for clients including Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Chanel, The Times Fashion Supplement, Love Magazine, Dazed and Confused, Huck, Kit Magazine, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Vogue (UK, India and Italy), Nike, Adidas, Lacoste, Wall Street Journal and the BBC.

If you want the opportunity to set the future agenda for commercial photography, and have the commitment and drive to make the most of every opportunity the course can give you, then we would love you to join.

We’ll help you to gain a broad understanding of photographic practice and theory, so that you graduate confidently with the creative and critical visual language needed to work in the industry as an individual and within a creative team. As part of this course, at all levels, you’ll attend guest lectures by visiting photographers and industry professionals.

Employment prospects are good, even before you graduate. In recent years, many students have been commissioned and published while still on the course and have had success through prestigious competitions.

Career options are varied too. As well as setting up freelance businesses, many graduates go on to work in a variety of roles within studio management, retouching, assisting, styling, and advertising.

Over the three years of study, you can choose to focus your specialism within one of the three award titles:

  • BA (Hons) Commercial Photography (Advertising)

  • BA (Hons) Commercial Photography (Fashion)

  • BA (Hons) Commercial Photography (Documentary/Editorial)


Cost Of Studying At Arts University Bournemouth

Interest rates as low as 8.9% *


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