Commercial Photography with Foundation Year (BA (Hons))

University of West London the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 11500

All study options

About Commercial Photography with Foundation Year at University of West London

Course summary

Overview

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

Fees for home and EU students

Main fee£9,250

Fees for overseas students

Main fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.

Funding

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 11500

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

72 UCAS tariff points at Level 3, which would normally include at least two subject areas, plus GCSE English and Maths (A*-C).

If you do not have the formal qualifications above but have relevant experience you are invited to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at University of West London to prepare for your chosen course:

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