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Full time September MA 1 year full-time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Unleash your creativity with the MA Photography programme, where innovation and experimentation are at the core of your learning journey. Delve into contemporary photographic practices and explore various genres while understanding the cultural and ethical aspects of photography. Develop skills to transform projects into publications, exhibitions, and digital platforms, ensuring your work reaches the right audience for a successful practice. Benefit from engaging with industry professionals and attending renowned events like Unseen in Amsterdam and Photo London. This programme stands out with its emphasis on sustainable and autonomous creative practices, effective research approaches, and ethical photographic production. You'll have access to top-notch digital print facilities, lighting studios, and a postgraduate hub equipped with industry-standard software. The course culminates in producing industry-standard work tailored to specific audiences. Entry requirements include an undergraduate degree in a related subject or equivalent professional qualification, along with a proposal outlining your postgraduate study intentions. Embrace the opportunity to create distinctive photographic work and elevate your career in the creative industries.

About the course

The MA Photography course promotes innovation and experimentation. Through an examination of contemporary photographic practices you will learn to contextualise cultural and ethical uses of photography within a range of different photographic genres.

The course will examine strategies to resolve projects into different outputs such as publications, exhibitions and digital platforms, as well as emphasising the need to find an audience as being integral to a sustained and successful practice.

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Entry Requirements

At enrolment you should normally have achieved: An undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent in a subject related to your proposed course of study or; A degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma /professional qualification.

You will also need: one reference to support your application from an academic or a creative practitioner and a proposal outlining your intentions for postgraduate study.

Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline or have experiential learning in lieu of a degree that can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills may also be considered for entry.


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Scholarships

Home/EU Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor’s’s Postgraduate Scholarship
A scholarship of £2,000 will be awarded to one home/EU student for one year. The scholarship will be awarded by a panel of staff and comprises of a reduction in tuition fees for the year.

Studio Space Scholarship
The University recognises the challenges that graduates face in finding appropriate studio space in the first few years of their career. The studio space scholarship will provide suitable working studio space for one home/EU student for the period of their studies.

International Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarship
There are five scholarships of £3,000 available. The scholarship is awarded by a panel of staff and is in the form of a tuition fee reduction.

International Studio Space Scholarship
All international students on the MA Fine Art or the MA Creative Practice will get a dedicated creative studio space.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000-£3,000

Eligibility

Leeds Arts University offers a range of postgraduate scholarships which are awarded by a panel of of staff and take the form of a tuition fee reduction. There are also a studio space scholarships available for some postgraduate courses.

For further informatiion please visit: https://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/apply/finance/postgraduate-finance/

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete an application form, which is considered by a panel of of staff and take the form of a tuition fee reduction.

For further informatiion please visit: https://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/apply/finance/postgraduate-finance/


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