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Masters degrees in Photography offer advanced training in the creative techniques to produce still images on film, plates or in digital format.
Taught MA and MFA courses are typical for the field, though research-based MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Photography, Media Studies or Art.
Courses in this field offer a combination of taught, practical techniques in photographic production alongside experimental and speculative approaches.
Applied training covers technological and vocational activities, such as working with different lenses, exploring film versus HD photography, and exploring different terrains and environments. Consideration is also given to the historical developments in photography, its sociocultural influences, and the economics of the industry.
You will undertake numerous projects which will prepare you to work with clients as a professional, ensuring you are working to the brief, from inception through to completion. This includes learning to disseminate, exhibit and publish your works.
As well as working as an independent practitioner, you may wish to join an artists’ guild, work in the film industry, or consider commercial photography such as advertising.
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The MA Digital and Visual Communication offers study in a broad range of digital and visual communication theory and practice. The Course attracts students from a wide range of disciplines and from all over the world, giving it a strong international flavour. Read more
The Photography Arts MA offers a dynamic mix of photography practice and research to support your development as an artist. In an open-minded educational environment you will expand the boundaries of your photography, advancing your own distinct visual and conceptual approach. Read more
The course explores documentary practices and photojournalism as exciting and developing mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of critical contexts. Read more
This course is suspended indefinitely. Develop your creative practice, knowledge and understanding with our MA Photography. You'll gain a broad theoretical understanding of the medium of photography and establish a critically reflective practice through experimentation, creativity, risk-taking, research and authorship. Read more
Our. MA Photography course. approaches photography as an expanded visual discipline. You'll be encouraged to confidently produce complex and extended photographic projects and engage with experimental and speculative approaches to making. Read more
Photography has become the most pervasive medium through which individuals share their lives on a daily basis. This new programme explores the power of photography when working with real communities to co-author meaningful culture. Read more
MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies is a fine art photography course that explores the possibilities of both visual and conceptual expression, merging research deeply with practice. Read more
The. European Master of Contemporary Photography. is, at present, the most ambitious training proposal in the field of art photography and aims to become meeting point for artists and professionals, enriching this field in Spain. Read more
The University is world-renowned for the study of Documentary Photography and this distinctive MA offers a contemporary and lively engagement with the subject, ranging from reportage to fine art. Read more
Taught by award-winning professional photographers and leading academics in the field, our distinctive, practice-based MA in Photography will allow you to explore the diverse applications of the medium and to deepen your understanding of photography as a discipline. Read more
IED Master and Postgraduate courses address the needs of those wishing to stand out both in creativity and management.
Falmouth University is renowned as one of the world’s leading hubs for creativity and innovation – redefining creative education for over 100 years. A multi-arts university, Falmouth is committed to preparing its students for the global job market through its world-class programmes.
By studying in the School of History, Art History, Philosophy and American Studies, you will join a vibrant community where high-calibre teaching and research is combined with a stimulating and supportive environment.