The course situates fashion photography within a range of social, cultural and theoretical models of practice and dissemination. Students develop significant project work - based on personal, professional and collaborative initiatives - that comes to define new possibilities of fashion photography and its reach.
MA Fashion Photography relates directly to its philosophy and structure and remains based essentially on practice, as opposed to theory.
The course explores the rhetoric of fashion photographic production and contextualises theory and practice within fine art, popular culture and mass media. Through photographic practice, you will examine social, cultural and critical issues involved in the practice of fashion photography and the impact and construction of the fashion image as a spectacle. In broad terms, it is a multidisciplinary framework for independent study leading to an original body of photographic or written work proposed and negotiated by you.
Full Time 15 months level 7 180 credits Part Time 24 months level 7 180 credits
Full Time mode
Interplays: fashion and photography (40 credits) Research Methods (20 credits)
New iterations in fashion photography (40 units) Collaborative Unit (20 credits)
UAL Postgraduate Funding and Scholarships Schemes
University of the Arts London is pleased to offer a number of scholarships to those wishing to study at postgraduate level. These awards are funded by generous private donations, company donations, philanthropic charities and University funds. The scholarships range from fee waivers to full support for a year or more.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to £25,000
To see whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, visit the UAL website by following the link below.
To find out whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, or to see details of application procedures and application forms, visit the UAL website by following the link below.
An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a photographic discipline - applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application; OR equivalent qualifications; OR relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years. If you are selected for interview you will be asked to bring a portfolio of additional examples of previous photographic work. All classes are conducted in English. The level required by the University for this course is IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in any one skill.
Home/EU: £8,250. International: £17,230. Home/EU alumni receive a £1,000 discount.
Recipient: University of the Arts London
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