What will I learn?

Develop your unique identity as a visual storyteller, learning skills from across this rapidly-changing and dynamic industry from news photography and current events to conceptual documentary, editorial and multimedia. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).**Why choose this course at London College of Communication**• We have a broad and inclusive approach to photojournalism and documentary photography, constantly questioning the genre boundaries and looking to the future of the industry.• Our practice tutors are professionals from across the industry: highly experienced photojournalists, documentary photographers and picture editors at the forefront of their fields.• You’ll have access to an unparalleled range of leading guest speakers and tutors, who come and work with the course on a regular basis.• The critical and theoretical elements of the course are delivered by internationally published scholars and recognised leaders in the field.• Everything we do is guided by a commitment to research, professional ethics and critical reflection.• Our analogue and digital technology teams are resourced with cutting-edge equipment and dedicated, course-specific expertise• Industry links within our department and across the college provide our students with a range of collaborative opportunities and professional experience• Our students have gone on to be well-known and award-winning photographers, and to a range of other photography-related careers including picture editing, picture research, NGO and human rights work, publishing, journalism and further academic study. **About London College of Communication**London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

Which department am I in?

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,920.00 (US$ 30,319) per year
The fee mentioned is for 2021/22 entry and there may be a slight increase in the year for 2022/23 entry. Tuition fees for international students may increase by up to 5% in each future year of the course.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

London College of Communication

Elephant & Castle,

London,

Southwark,

SE1 6SB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Application to an undergraduate course (you may know this as a bachelor's degree) usually requires US students to have a High School Diploma plus one AP subject at Grade 3 and, where needed, a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design or relevant pre-degree qualification, and a portfolio of work. Our IELTS requirements vary depending on the course and level of study. Minimum score for IELTS: 5.0.

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

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About University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London has been ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for its Foundation Diploma
  • 2 of top 4 undergraduate fashion courses are taught at UAL
  • Ranked in the top 15 in the UK for industry connections
  • UAL alumni have won awards including Golden Globes and Oscars

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