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University Campus Oldham

BA (Hons) Photography and Digital Image Top-Up

UCAS Code: W615

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Photography

You will study through a practice based approach and will be actively engaged in problem solving in order to sharpen your perception and ideas through strategic experimentation.
Building upon your previous years’ progress, you will be able to build your own in-depth practice. Your development as a practitioner will lead to the production of a highly developed body of work in a selected area of practice, which reflects your own interests and ideas.
Opportunities will exist for you to apply skills learned on the course to situations outside of the academic institution. You will undertake projects that involve contact with outside organisations.

Independent Practice modules will provide a particular opportunity for a range of projects linked to your own interests, and will give the opportunity for commercial placements.

At the centre of the programme is the notion of you taking control of your own learning. Independent learning will be encouraged at all levels and you will be expected to adopt a pro-active approach to expanding your study.

Modules

Extended Research Project
Portfolio Development
Professional Development
Creative Practice

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and is based on application of practical and written work where applicable. There are formative and summative feedback sessions of all assignments.
All assignments are assessed and graded at the end of the module.
Moodle will support your learning at all levels as a portal for information and resources and through online discussion forums. At level 6 a more independent ethos is fostered; you will be expected to plan your own learning with support from module tutors culminating in the writing and completion of your honours project.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
for the whole course
EU
£7,500
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£7,500
for the whole course
Scotland
£7,500
for the whole course
Wales
£7,500
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

University Campus Oldham

Department:

Performing Arts

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