Media and film studies

Photography: Practice and Theory

Module code: P4065
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework

This module introduces you to photography as a tool for communication and encourages you to reflect critically on issues of form and content to convey meaning.

You will learn key technical processes in contemporary image making and consider existing photographic theories alongside emerging digital practices.

You will work individually to realise set exercises in and out of class and produce a completed series of images to a set brief.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a proficient and competent use of production technology in a specific medium.
  • Conceive, research, develop, design and execute a medium-specific creative media project.
  • Apply medium-specific critical and aesthetic discourses to their own and others' creative media projects.
  • Demonstrate critical reflection on the intersection of practice and theory.