Photography - BA Hons (Lancaster University)

Course Code: VL1HE13
UCAS Code: W640

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Start DateLocationDuration
12/09/2017University Centre3 YearsApply

Course Overview

The BA (Hons) Photography aims to develop practical photography skills while embracing the wider skills associated with a lifelong career in the Creative Arts industry. The first year will see you explore the fundamental principles of photography while in the second year you will develop your skills through a wide variety of live, professional briefs. The third, final year represents the culmination of your creativity and skill as you set about producing a highly individual body of work, directed by the areas of work you intend to enter upon graduation.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 80 UCAS points (previously 200 on former UCAS Tariff) in an appropriate discipline excluding functional skills and GCSE English Language at grade C or above (or equivalent). 

Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

All applicants will be given the opportunity to attend a workshop. Alternatively, if you are unable to attend, we will view your work online. For further details, please see www.blackpool.ac.uk/sca/auditions

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching and learning methods will include lectures, seminars, individual tutorials, group tutorials and group critiques. There are also taught sessions covering studio & lighting skills and digital imaging. Students can expect a very high level of academic and pastoral support, with each year group having their own year tutor.

Percentage of time spent in different learning activities, by year for this course:

Year 1: 36% time in lectures and seminars, 64% time in independent study

Year 2: 32% time in lectures and seminars, 68% time in independent study

Year 3: 21% time in lectures and seminars, 79% time in independent study

Work Placement and Field Trips

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All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant vocational and industrial experience and professional practice.

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