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Our Photography degree course balances academic study with hands-on photographic practice. You will focus on the development of your practice, voice and identity as a photographer.
The course is flexible, with the opportunity to specialise in:
- international development
- editorial photography
- You will learn technical skills including:
- digital content management
- professional skills
- budget management
- legal and ethical concerns
You will learn from photographic thinkers and makers who offer a rich network of support. From them you will see first-hand accounts of professional life and they will offer advice about your developing projects. You will graduate with valuable knowledge of the industry and strong technical skills.
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Questions about fees?
Questions about fees?
Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Learning and assessment
This course is structured around a sequence of six photography projects.Your learning will incorporate critical and historical approaches, professional standards and technical methods.
The Photography projects focus on the development of your practice, voice and identity as a photographer.
The Histories and Theories modules are linked to practical work, bringing depth, intelligence and insights to your practice. This will ensure the development of transferable skills, so you can graduate confident, articulate and culturally aware in preparation for a wide range of career opportunities.
Professional Contexts modules are about the process of translating great ideas and creative work into realisable, professional propositions. You will develop a range of practical skills in order to do this.
After you graduate
You will graduate with valuable knowledge of the industry and strong technical competencies. Your specialisations will allow you to stand out from the crowd. You will have developed your practice, voice and identity as a photographer and you will be able to translate ideas and creative work into realisable professional propositions. The course has strong links with photographic thinkers and makers, nationally and locally, who offer a rich network of expertise and support, bringing invaluable first-hand accounts of professional life and offering perspectives on your developing projects.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.