|Location||United Kingdom, (Cardiff)|
|Type||Final year and top-up, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 years|
|Tuition fee||£9,000.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
For the applicants from Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary the result of English exam can be considered.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This course is suitable for students who have already spent two years on a relevant photographic course or industry related award. It is industry orientated and will ensure that your skills and intellectual abilities are raised to the level expected of a full Honours Degree student.
Throughout the course you will be involved in extensive group project work, which will focus on the development of industry related products. Student project teams have in previous years chosen to carry on their development and formed start up businesses of their own.
You will study at ATRiuM, purpose-built campus that provides a rich creative environment and plenty of chances to gain experience across complementary disciplines. For a broader understanding of industry and the workplace, you will collaborate with your fellow students in photographic practices, design and research. This approach will bring together expertise from theatre, sound, radio, television, film, journalism, interactive media, design and more.
You will be taught how to market yourself in preparation for a career in industry, with regular exposure to creative and cultural networking events and talks from industry forming an inherent part of your studies.
The course content has been specifically developed in conjunction with leading creative and technical practitioners in the creative industries. The nature of the course blends the practical and theory elements with a strong emphasis on vocational studies and the production of digital content in order to provide ideal preparation for a career in industry after graduation.
The following modules are attached to this top-up award:
*Creative Industries Business Marketing
*Photographic Major Project
*Photography Themes and Issues
This top-up year degree specifically prepares students for work within the creative industries. This might include areas such as Photo Journalism, Portrait, Landscape, Medical to name a few: but the diverse nature of the course means that by graduation you will be apply your skills to a wide range careers within the creative industries.
There is also a strong emphasis on business start up and self-employment and this is underpinned through the development of key skills, which provides a range of other career opportunities.