Our MFA Photography course offers you a rare opportunity for extended study and practice over two years at Masters level.
A distinctive feature of our course is the development of a high level of professional and research-based knowledge on the subject of photography. This gives you a unique perspective to enable you to be successful in this internationally expanding field.
You'll study units which provide inter-connected 'streams' of study, that serve to integrate theoretical and research methodologies with practice-based work. And you'll either take a visual or written approach to your studies, or a combination of both.
You're encouraged to explore the medium of photography and its related theoretical fields in an experimental manner and with an open mind. You should develop excellent technical skills, creative vision and academic understanding on our course.
As part of the MFA at UCA Farnham, you'll be introduced to a wide range of global photographic disciplines and will benefit from our unique relationship with the National Institute of Design in India, which you can visit as part of our exchange/work placement programme. The opportunity for work placements both in the UK and abroad will help you to develop a good understanding of the working world of photography.
Our course has a number of connections with similar institutions worldwide, including art and design institutes and universities in India, Pakistan, USA, Sweden, France and Spain.
Professional contacts and regular industry lectures are integral to this course, and enable you to learn from photographers and artists talking about their professional practice.
Recent guest lecturers include:
Graduates from this course work in a wide variety of related careers, including:
-Editorial, fashion, documentary and fine art photography