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About

MA Commercial Photography from University of the Arts London (UAL) focuses on technical excellence, and can support your ambitions towards becoming a high-end freelance photographer. Whether you’re interested in working across areas such as advertising, fashion, sport, lifestyle and editorial.

Overview

Commercial Photography from University of the Arts London (UAL) focuses on technical excellence, and can support your ambitions towards becoming a high-end freelance photographer.

You may be interested in working across areas such as advertising, fashion, sport, lifestyle and editorial. Alternatively, you may wish to develop other career pathways – for example, as a digital visual specialist or picture editor. 

You’ll be supported to develop a high level of competence in responding to key and changing developments across contemporary commercial photography.

Within this, you’ll consider the impact of global and ethical issues and accelerating technologies which demand responsive practices, adaptive visual approaches and distinctive concept development. 

Students at Commercial Photography from University of the Arts London (UAL) will:

  • focus on integrating contemporary technical and business skills underpinned by critical and research practices, 
  • gain an invaluable understanding of the photography industry and the business aspect of commercial photography.
  • be developing the practical skills needed to define themselves as leading practitioners
  • develop strong conceptual approaches to their practice, and to achieve a defined identity within your work. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Commercial Photography in Practice
  • Histories and Theories of Commercial Photographic Practices
  • Collaborative Unit
  • Professional Identities and Portfolio Developments
  • Final Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadline has passed. However, this course will remain open until places have been filled. We recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The course team welcomes applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, from all over the world. Applicants are expected to demonstrate sufficient prior knowledge of and/or potential in photography to be able to successfully complete the programme of study and/ or have an academic or professional background in a relevant subject.

The course team also welcomes students with relevant experience or those who may have previously worked in industry.

Educational level may be demonstrated by:

  • Honours degree in photography or a photographic/visual/lens-based related area;
  • Possession of equivalent qualifications;
  • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required;
  • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23610 GBP per year during 15 months.
  • National

    11550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 GBP per year during 15 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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