Creative Media: Photography (P4071)

30 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

The module aims to develop your skills in the creation of photographic projects while expanding your knowledge of the theories and practices common to photography, as well as enhancing your knowledge of research methods, production techniques and processes.

As well as producing your own photographs you'll collaborate with a group of your peers to develop each other's ideas.

This module builds on the practical and conceptual skills acquired at level 1.

It allows you to focus on the creation of a media project while expanding your knowledge of the theories and practices common to photography.

You'll:

  • enhance your understanding of key processes and techniques
  • learn to research in depth
  • draw on a range of sources
  • translate your research into an appropriate visual form which demonstrates critical awareness of the subject and the genre.

Teaching

100%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)

Assessment

100%: Coursework (Portfolio, Project)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 48 hours of contact time and 252 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.