What will I learn?

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level.If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study.This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilities.This fast-paced degree teaches you to become a dynamic visual storyteller, working across all photographic media, from digital to video, to traditional film. Join the only course of its kind in the UK. Providing students with industry expertise and professional insight.Supported by our internationally renowned academic team and industry partners, you’ll learn to shoot with a clear sense of purpose. Working in long-form documentary photography, breaking news, sport and fashion, as well as immersive multimedia narrative, you’ll acquire the skills you need to tell stories in fresh and engaging ways. You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialismLearn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environmentsDevelop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projectsGo on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelWork as a professional photographer from the start, while gaining valuable industry insight and technical know-how. Have full access to our state-of-the-art educational photographic facility. Benefit from a programme of visiting lecturers and industry mentors. Enjoy opportunities for local, national and international work placements. Exhibit your photography in London during the course’s annual Professional Week.

Which department am I in?

The Institute of Photography

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

12 September 2022


Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus,

Treliever Road,


Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR10 9EZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a recognised Foundation Diploma. Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability. Students will need to meet the same standard which is equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

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


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