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Falmouth University
United Kingdom, Woodlane, Falmouth
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Develop your individual way of seeing the world and take the first step in your career. Whether you’re interested in a commercial, gallery, fashion or editorial role, you’ll benefit from the professional experience and connections of our active practitioners.

Responsive and progressive, Photography at Falmouth has a stellar international reputation. During this practice-based course you’ll take part in tutorials, seminars, lectures, workshops and group activities. You’ll also benefit from opportunities for national and international placements. portfolio reviews from visiting experts and paid commissions with our in-house photo agency.

Programme structure

*Year one *

In your first year you’ll begin to develop your specialist photographic knowledge as we introduce you to a range of technologies and techniques. You’ll examine critical photographic debates that are pertinent to your work. You’ll also take part in a collaborative exhibition project.

o Practice – core skills development through practical projects
o Ways of seeing, taking and making — develop your critical analysis and professional fluency
o Practice – technologies, techniques and modes of presentation
o Inquiry, theory and practice

*Year two *

With the fundamentals now familiar you’ll be encouraged to work with increasing independence as you begin to develop your own unique photographic voice. Live briefs and work placements support the development of your professional practice while also raising your level of technical skill.

o Portfolio Development — digital photographic assignments
o Ways of seeing, taking and making – key themes, ideas and theories in contemporary practice
o Professional practice. technologies and techniques — explore the commercial environment, from legal frameworks to live work placements
o Research project preparation — consolidate your critical and analytical skills
o Portfolio development — complete a major body of independent photographic practice

*Year three *

With improved confidence. a well-rounded skill set and a host of exciting ideas you will be ready to undertake both your final photographic portfolios and your dissertation.

o Photographic practice – development and final portfolios
o Dissertation
o Public presentation audience and context — develop a presentation of your work, showcased during the Degree Shows

Career opportunities

o Photographer
o Roles in post-production, picture research, media production, editorial or printing
o Roles in curating, arts administration or publishing
o Portfolio career including teaching and postgraduate study

Recent graduates:
o Photographer: Cadbury, Big Sky Studios. Tate Gallery
o Curator: Midlands Art Centre
o Digital Retoucher
o Picture Editor
o Freelancer: assisting Rankin. Nadav Kander. Ray Massey
o Sub-editor: Monocle Magazine. London
o Exhibited at Photographers’ Gallery London and LA Noble Gallery

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States