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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

110

% applicants receiving offers

71%

Subjects
  • Cinematics & photography
Student score
75% MED
% employed or in further study
88% LOW
Average graduate salary
£15k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MMD

International Baccalaureate
28

UCAS tariff points
110

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 110 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

71%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

On the course you will have access to a range equipment from; multi format wet darkrooms inc. automated and manual processing of papers and film. Fully equiped large photographic studios, capable of being divided into sections, or expanded into single spaces depending upon requirements, catering for both analogue and digital (Tethered) shoots. Full selection of flash lighting and accessories for use both in studio, and on location. 35mm, Medium Format and Large format Film Cameras. Cropped, Full Frame (35mm) and Medium Format Digital camera systems. Apple Mac Laptops available for tethered shooting, proofing and retouching, equiped with the latest versions of creative suite. A Fusion Lab supporting both analogue media and digital image making, equiped with both flatbed and hi-end multi format film scanners. For more details please refer to our website.

Modules

Year 1: Documentary; space and place; portrait and light; photographic techniques; critical studies: photography and visual culture. Year 2: Constructed narratives; individual practice; situated practice; professional practice 1. Year 3: Degree project; professional practice 2; dissertation.

University of Suffolk

Waterfront location

The University of Suffolk is a new kind of institution one that allows you to access the knowledge and resources of a range of partners, centres throughout Suffolk and beyond and our two validating universities, the Universities of East Anglia and Essex. The University of Suffolk offers an attractive portfolio of courses from applied social sciences, arts and humanities to nursing and midwifery.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 76%
Student score 75% MED
Able to access IT resources

69%

Staff made the subject interesting

94%

Library resources are satisfactory

94%

Feedback on work has been helpful

65%

Feedback on work has been prompt

71%

Staff are good at explaining things

82%

Received sufficient advice and support

76%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
4% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
76% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
8% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
311 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
48% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
14% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 88% LOW
Average graduate salary £15k MED
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

9%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

9%

Graduates who are customer service occupations

7%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's been a difficult recession for this subject, so unemployment rates are currently looking quite high overall, with salaries on the lower side – and recovery may be long and slow for these graduates. But even despite the figures, most graduates are working after six months, and the most common jobs are in the arts – as photographers, audio-visual technicians, operators and designers, as directors, as artists and as graphic designers. Training in presenting sound and graphics is useful in other industries as well, so you can find graduates in advertising, in business management, in events management and in web design and IT. Be aware that freelancing and self-employment is common in the arts, as are what is termed 'portfolio careers' – having several part-time jobs or commissions at once.
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