12 months
14895 GBP/year
9620 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this Photography course at Sheffield Hallam University, you’ll become a highly knowledgeable, independent photographer ready to excel in your field.


This Photography course at Sheffield Hallam University is based around a creative, practice-based and self-directed approach to learning. This is similar to the independent nature of professional practice, and will prepare you for the real world of photography.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as an employee or freelancer in

  • documentary
  • fine art
  • fashion and advertising
  • editorial
  • press and photojournalism
  • general and social portraiture
  • scientific and medical
  • stills for film and video productions

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Enterprise And Entrepreneurship
  • Exhibition / Publication / Curation
  • Independent Practice
  • Ma Photography: Advanced Production And Printing Methods
  • Research Methods And Skills For Media, Arts, Arts Management And Global Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally an honours degree at 2:2 (or above) in Photography or a related creative subject, namely in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Graphics, Media Arts or Visual Communication. If you do not have a traditional undergraduate qualification, you may still be considered, especially if you already have relevant work experience in the creative industries. 
  • Together with your personal statement, you will have to submit evidence of significant creative ability in the form of an identifiable body of work by providing an up-to-date online link to personal photographic outputs. Alternative forms of outputs, e.g. prints, books or objects may be presented directly to the course team on request (on site or via Skype).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14895 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14895 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9620 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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