Why study this course?
This is a top-up version of our Fashion Photography BA degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London.
On this course you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of visual aesthetics, concepts and the techniques of image production and consumption. You’ll also gain proficient knowledge of conceptual and technical skills essential in today’s fast-paced, image-led world, developing innovative and highly creative work through industry-facing projects.
You’ll have access to high-end facilities and equipment such as photographic studios and industry standard cameras, film processing suites, black and white and colour darkrooms as well as digital processing suites.
he Fashion Photography (Top-up) BA degree channels aesthetic understanding and creative development through industry-linked project briefs.
As a final year student, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore a topic of your choice in depth in the honours-level dissertation.
Accreditation of Prior Learning
Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
Year 3 modules include:
Critical & Contextual Studies 3: Dissertation (Art) (core, 30 credits)
Major Project (core, 30 credits)
Methods and Enquiry 2 (core, 30 credits)
Professional Practice 2: Fashion Photography (core, 30 credits)
Where this course can take you
At a time when the skills of flexible working are in demand, photography graduates are well-positioned to succeed in the contemporary world of work.
Completion of the Fashion Photography (Top-up) BA degree will equip you with all the skills and knowledge needed to work in roles such as picture editing, post-production, fashion and editorial photography, art galleries, magazines, modelling agencies, picture libraries and in technical and creative industries.
Careers open to graduates of this course include fashion and the visual arts as freelance or in-house photographers, magazine editors, art directors, media and advertising professionals as well as careers in further and higher education.
You could also progress to further study at MA and PhD level.