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Course overview

Digital photography is one of the most dynamic mediums within the creative industries; it has become one of the dominant forces in shaping and defining contemporary society. Demand for the visual is at an optimum and never before has so much power been given to the still or moving digital image within our culture. Our unique undergraduate course focuses specifically on the use of digital technologies within the photographic industry.

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries about this course, please contact the Department of Media using these contact details.

Start Date
September 2018
  • Warrington Campus
UCAS Code
WP6J
Duration
3 Years

Why Study Digital Photography with us?

Our course is designed for you to use practical skills, knowledge and critical application of digital photography in direct correlation with how the image (still and moving) is currently being created, shared, distributed, and sold, be it in a regional, national or international visual economy. We aim to provide you with the ability to enter this economy, and to act as a site of critical debate around the issues that this continually evolving visual market raises.

You will develop critical visual and photographic commercial skills and knowledge to support your entry into employment and/or further higher level study or research.

Warrington Campus

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills. 

The campus has a range of specialist training, academic and leisure facilities across its 30-acre site. It is home to the North West Media Centre, the Warrington School of Management, dedicated police training facilities and practical nursing workspace.

With the Department of Sport and Community Engagement on site you can enjoy superb sports facilities for academic, recreational and competitive use such as an astro-turf pitch, fitness suite, running track and sports hall which hosts a variety of fitness classes. We’re also the training base for local Rugby League team Warrington Wolves.

Outside of the classroom, open-access computer labs and the £2.3million learning resource centre and library are available for all students.

On-site catering options include a Starbucks outlet, the Terrace Café Bar and our Garden Dining Rooms. After hours you can relax in the Students’ Union bar and club Twenty10.

Following £12million of investment the Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with modern developments.

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Open Days 2017

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Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
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