Our four-year BA (Hons) Photography course includes a preparatory year (Year 0), which will give you a focused introduction to photography and film, and help you to develop skills in moving and still image, and in audio production and editing.
The initial year will also offer seminars, tutorials, specialist technical workshops and group critiques to support you in adapting to student-centred learning at degree level.
Studying photography with us lets you explore a mixture of photographic practices through a range of contemporary and historical contexts. Skilled and creatively gifted photographers are needed across a vast range of industries and there are many career paths and options to explore after graduation.
Guided by some of the world’s finest photography academics, our BA (Hons) Photography course in Farnham offers you the opportunity to study within a uniquely creative environment where you can develop a deep understanding of photographic practice, theory and history.
With a distinguished history stretching back over 70 years, this course encourages students to develop experimental and innovative approaches towards the photographic medium.
As a member of this photographic community of internationally renowned practicing artists and photographers, you will have access to a wide range of both digital and analogue facilities, including black and white/colour darkrooms and film processing, digital processing and editing suites, photographic studios, various digital and film cameras, lenses and lighting equipment and book production facilities.
Through a variety of workshops, tutorials, lectures and seminars, you’ll be given freedom to develop your own practice, incorporating historical and contemporary approaches to fine tune your creativity.
Studying amongst our unique artistic community also gives you the chance to collaborate and share ideas with fellow students from across the creative industries, including filmmakers, journalists, fine artists and advertisers.
Our renowned teaching team bring with them high-profile industry connections, both nationally and internationally.
As part of the course, we regularly arrange visits to, and lectures from, a wide range of institutions such as the National Media Museum, Brighton Photo Fringe, The Photographers’ Gallery London, Photoworks Magazine, as well as Berg, Blackwell, Focalpress, Routledge and other publishers.
Many of our graduates have secured professional roles in a variety of fields including editorial, advertising, fine art, documentary-making, and gallery/project management.