University of Bolton: Photography

InstitutionUniversity of Bolton View institution profile
Department Art, Design and Media
Web https://www.bolton.ac.uk/
Email enquiries@bolton.ac.uk
Telephone 01204 903903
Study type Taught

Summary

Are you a photographer who wants to further develop and broaden your knowledge and skills? Our Photography Master’s degree focuses on contemporary photographic practices across a diverse range of genres. You’ll be given the opportunity to explore and deepen your understanding of photographic practice and culture.

Our popular MA Photography course has achieved success through the production of student work of the highest standard. Some of the most important photo festivals and exhibitions, both national and international, have included University of Bolton photography students’ work. Their work has also been acquired/collected by local and national galleries and other collections.

We’ll encourage and guide you to develop a critical understanding of the key issues in contemporary photographic culture. You’ll look at ethics, social responsibility, meaning and context in photographs, and see how they are influenced and informed by these issues through a series of research-informed practical assignments. You’ll also explore the work of contemporary practitioners and the relationship between their work and the photographic market.

Our highly skilled and experienced teaching team will encourage you to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of knowledge relevant to advanced photographic practice. We also offer opportunities to engage with external creative industry professionals across the full range of photographic cultures. Successful graduates have experienced career progression across a number of creative industry sub-sectors, as freelancers and curators, working for charities, and in broadcasting. Others have chosen to teach in higher and further education.

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Why Bolton?
Our teaching intensive, research informed approach has led to us being recognised as fourth in the UK for teaching qualify by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.  A heritage of almost 200 years delivering student focussed courses. Today, a modern university with some amazing state-of-the-art facilities. We are renowned for our professional staff, providing a positive learning ...

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