This exciting course in Commercial Photography will develop your understanding of photographic practice within a modern commercial environment. As well as developing creative and technical skills, you will study the impact that photography has on society and contemporary culture.
Why choose this course?
Learn about photography and its relationship with the fields of marketing and promotion, explore practice in the commercial sector and experiment with related subject areas such as moving image and emerging digital technologies.
We have offered photography courses for over 50 years, and are an affiliate member of the Association of Photographers. With accreditation by the British Institute of Professional Photography and international regard, this is a truly vocational degree.
Work experience is a core part of the course, allowing you to apply your learning and enhance your career prospects after graduation.
Career and study progression
Areas such as advertising, fashion and editorial are prime candidates for future career pathways as well as other substantial market sectors such as social and events photography.
You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.
For more details please see the Career and study progression section.
Fees for home and EU studentsMain fee£9,250
Fees for overseas studentsMain fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:
- Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
- Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year.
Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.