What will I learn?

Photography has the ability to reach a global audience presenting information concisely that can delight, educate, express a view or record a fragment of time. The University of Bolton's BA (Hons) Photography degree is designed to prepare you for professional roles in a wide range of specialist areas.Photographs are the most exciting and important visual form of global communication, forming a significant part of everyday life. It’s estimated that 4.66 billion people now use the internet (1) and that around 1.1 trillion photos were taken last year (2). The image has become the most widely used international language, and the ability to communicate concise visual statements that engage audiences is at the heart of our course and teaching.Our broad-based degree offers you a unique pathway to visual self-discovery. You’ll benefit from the freedom to pursue your own interests while receiving expert support from our industry-experienced tutors, developed with help from a panel of industry professionals. We offer a supportive market-aware environment where you can explore various photographic genres such as documentary, fashion, editorial, photojournalism, commercial advertising, portraiture, architectural, wildlife, landscape and fine art.We’ll invite industry experts to share their knowledge during guest lectures and offer you opportunities to work on placements, ‘live briefs’ and commissions. Our industry links will help to enrich your learning experience and provide you with invaluable ‘insider’ information and possible employment opportunities. You can be part of this fully integrated programme of practical and theoretical knowledge, building your confidence and skills, ready for a career in this dynamic industry.(1) https://www.statista.com/statistics/617136/digital-population-worldwide/ accessed 29 June 2021 (2) https://blog.mylio.com/how-many-photos-will-be-taken-in-2021/ accessed 29 June 2021

Which department am I in?

Media and Photography

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,450.00 (US$ 16,735) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022

Venue

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road,

Bolton,

BL3 5AB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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