Photography (Other UG Award)

Sheffield Hallam University the United Kingdom

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About Photography at Sheffield Hallam University

Our MArt combines undergraduate and postgraduate study in a single course. You graduate with a masters degree at the end of four years’ study. This means you have the advantage of the undergraduate fee repayment structure where you don’t start paying back your fees until you are earning above a set limit. This is currently £15,000 a year. Normally you would pay postgraduate course fees when you enrol. In today’s world it is hard to escape the photographic image. From mobile phone to gallery to billboard, photographs are everywhere. This makes photography one of the most potent, persuasive and at times highly contested types of media. This course recognises photography as a versatile medium with many different identities. It develops your technical, theoretical and creative photography skills. The emphasis is on independent study to develop a strengthened professional framework in which to position your career. The first year introduces you to basic photographic techniques, theories and practices. You also learn about basic sound and moving image techniques. In the second year, you learn specialist skills, which include traditional colour processing medium and large format operation and processes advanced black and white printing further development of digital output studio lighting skills During this year, you develop and define your practice through technical and personal projects, one of which you exhibit externally. We emphasise developing your self-motivation. In your third and fourth years, you further develop the skills gained in the previous two, and further define your practice. Throughout the four years you can take part in master classes and specialist workshops. Your studies culminate in an exhibition of your work showcased in a University-wide degree show. By learning a full range of photographic techniques, theories and approaches, you gain the knowledge to understand how we produce and consume photographic images. This information gives you an invaluable foundation from which to progress your career as a practitioner. Our academic and technical staff are practitioners in their own field and collectively recognise that photographers often work in a variety of contexts. Our staff provide you with the support you need to develop and understand your own photographic language.The course is split equally between practice and theory, which allows you to explore the photograph as a means of communication and develop your own creative practice. You learn how to position your photographic practice in the wider context of media culture.

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