What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-114 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers63%
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.
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
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
You’ll experience cultural, historical and contemporary life through the lens of a camera, while evolving your own artistic way of seeing the world as a professional photographer. Whether you’re new to photography, looking for a career change or want a job in the contemporary photographic field – our degree will encourage your holistic and informed thinking about photography. Why Choose University of Cumbria? Practical work is central to our course and so whether you’re studying technical skills, contemporary and traditional photography or exploring relationships between the photographer and their audience – there’ll always be a hands-on elements to your learning. We don’t believe in breeding one type of photographer, so you’ll have the freedom to pursue and develop your own individual and artistic repertoire. 75% hands-on, practical work Easy access to up-to-date equipment without having to pre-book or queue Great facilities, including digital and dark rooms, an 80MP Mamiya Digital Camera and a colour processor Don’t have your own camera kit? No problem, you can borrow ours for free Ample opportunity to exhibit your work and to gain experience organising an exhibition Benefit from professional practice through client commissions Taught by internationally-renowned photographers and experts, who have published books in their field Tutors have good and current industry links Freedom to experiment and develop your own innovative practices Learn key skills employers will look for – including how to market yourself or set up your own business We run an open door policy, so you won’t need to book timeslots with technicians and tutors, we’ll be on hand to help you hone your technical and creative work when you need it. Former students have gone into a range of photgraphic careers, become freelance photographers, curators and editors and some have secured solo exhibitions in art galleries just months after graduating. Why not join them and kick-start your career in the photographic industry with our Photography course?
The University of Cumbria has multiple campuses - from Carlisle to London! - each offering a unique learning experience which enables students to have that small campus feel but be part of a bigger university community. With strong focus on vocational learning, it is 2nd in the UK for graduate employability with 97% in employment or further study within six months.
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What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
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
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
Art and Design
What are graduates doing after six months?
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?