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Photography (with Placement Year)
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Photography (with Placement Year)

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
On campus
 1112 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Our world is shaped more so than ever before by images and the way in which they are made. This course, currently ranked 9th in the UK for Film Production & Photography (Guardian University Guide 2021) aims to help you understand the complexities of visual communication and produce graduates who stand out for their creativity, professionalism and critical understanding of the photographic medium.

Our continually evolving course is directly informed by input from the world’s leading photographers, editors and curators.  Through a dynamic programme of study, we will work with you to develop your individual creative ability, technical skills, critical knowledge and professional experience, to establish a career using photography as a tool for creative expression and visual communication.

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Year 1

Histories and Practices

Documents and Fictions

Digital Photomedia

Picturing the Body

Professional Development

Year 2

Concepts and Approaches

Community, Culture and Identity

Photography and Narrative

Professional Experience

Placement Year

Professional Placement

Year 4

Independent Research

Independent Practice: Exploration

Independent Specialist: Realisation

Professional Futures


Graduates from this course have gone on to work as:

  • freelance photographers
  • visual artists
  • picture editors
  • curators
  • archivists
  • researchers
  • writers
  • gallery and museum educators
  • art therapists
  • and teachers

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