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Course Details

Photography BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Explore and experiment with photographic practices by studying our full-time Photography degree at Cambridge School of Art, ARU. Choose to study abroad for one semester, take part in photography field trips, and get support to find work placements. Learn to create images that tell compelling stories with real impact whether your dream is to be a fashion or fine art photographer or photojournalist.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent level 3 qualifications), including Art, Design or Media subjects.
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English.
You will be asked to provide a digital portfolio for review and will be given the option to book a meeting to discuss this with us.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Art and Design

Year one
  • Photographic Practice and Context 1
  • Photography: Post Production Workflow
  • Photographic Practice and Context 2
  • Photography: Multimedia Practice
  • optional modules
  • Introduction to Photographic Studio Practice
  • English for Study 1
Year Two
  • Photographic Portfolio Practice
  • Photography: Professional Development
  • Debates and Practices
  • optional modules
  • Identities
  • Business for the Creative Arts
  • Text and Image
  • Site-specific Work
  • Printmaking: Photographic Processes
  • Contemporary Digital Approaches
Year Three
  • Specialised Experimentation and Practice in Photography
  • Major Project
  • optional modules
  • Research Project
  • Research Assignment
  • Working in the Creative Industries




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £14100

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