What will I learn?

Combine technical skills in photography with an understanding of the history and context of fashion by studying the University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Fashion Photography. Our expert team will support you to learn skills in location and studio shooting and digital image production and manipulation for the fashion industry. We’ll prepare you for a career working alongside stylists, make-up artists, art directors and model agencies as a professional and original image maker.If you have a passion for fashion and would love to work as a photographer in this vibrant industry, this is the course for you. Our friendly and expert tutors will guide you as you learn the skills to produce professional fashion images, ready to capture action on the catwalk, commercial studio fashion, and editorial for fashion and lifestyle magazines. We’ll also support you in becoming skilled in video and vlogging, which is essential for this fast-moving industry. We offer insights into how the industry works, helping you to build and nurture professional contacts. In addition to developing the core skills to become a fashion photographer, you’ll learn about the history of fashion and trends.By completing this innovative course, you’ll already be ahead of the competition. Today’s photographers need to be multi-skilled, and that’s what you’ll be when you graduate. You’ll be industry-ready and well prepared to work in a wide range of photographic and media-related fields, for instance, magazines, e-commerce photography studios or websites. You might also choose to work in PR, social media marketing or blogging.Studying alongside fashion students, you’ll develop key multimedia skills, including digital and social media, filming and editing video. You’ll work in our high-spec department equipped with industry-standard technology and the latest software, as well as in professional-standard photography studios with the latest camera and video equipment.You’ll work alongside tutors with expertise in the online, magazine, photography and fashion industries. You’ll also complete fully-assessed work placements: our final-year career development module prepares you for the transition from graduation to full-time work. This exciting programme of study will be the perfect platform for your career in fashion.Visit https://www.instagram.com/photoboltonuni/ to see examples of work from our students and graduates.

Which department am I in?

Media and Photography

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,450.00 (US$ 16,600) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,


BL3 5AB, England

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