Kingston University London

Photography MA

The course is highly bespoke, to support you as an artist working with photographic as an expanded and interdisciplinary practice (analog and digital, new media and technology, still and moving imag, installation, performance for camera, and engagements with the archive).

With an emphasis on contemporary urgencies and socially-engaged practices, this course offers transferable skills in the production and post-production of images through the communication and development of ideas.

Modules are designed to encourage independent thinking over a wide range of practices and theories reflecting on the technological, political, environmental, and social role of the practice.

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • Be part of a rich and supportive environment with input from internationally recognized artists, photographers, curators, and writers. You will have the opportunity to develop your practice as an artist working with lens-based media.
  • You will have access to all facilities across photography (analog and digital suites, a wet darkroom, and photo studios) film, animation, printmaking, and 3D workshops to develop your practice as an artist.
  • Studies culminate in a final exhibition and publication to showcase your work.

Entry Requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree (or its equivalent) in a related or appropriate subject.

  • IELTS of 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in Speaking and Listening and a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing.

     

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Photography MA

  • Photogrammetrist. 
  • Wedding Photographer.
  • Freelance Photographer.
  • Senior Photographer.
  • Forensic Photographer.
  • Still Photographer.
  • Medical Photographer.
  • News Photographer.

Course Details

The key emphasis of this course is on supporting and developing the direction of your practice led-research through tutorials, presentations, and regular seminar discussions where you will be taught how to research and conceptualise your work.

The range of critical theory extends across dialogical aesthetics, ethnography, post-colonial theory, globalisation, environmentalism, social justice issues, queer theory and gender-based debates, privacy and surveillance, politics of the internet and technological aspects of the photographic medium.

You'll take three modules, worth a total of 180 credits.

Core Modules

Critical Theory in Photography and Visual Culture
Photography Practices
Advanced Photography Practices

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