Complete your photography studies with our one-year top-up degree. This programme will enable you to ‘top-up’ your existing skills and qualifications into a full honours degree, if you have previously studied a HND or foundation degree in photography. This top-up degree starts each September and is awarded by the University of Surrey.
If you are interested in creating and collaborating on exciting projects, while honing in on your technical ability and own unique style, then our photography top-up could be for you.
At Farnborough, we provide an applied course of study that produces graduates with high level skills, so you are able to work with confidence at graduate level. Our top-up degree is industry-led and applies underpinning concepts, the principles of creativity and allows you to pursue and develop your academic, technical and creative abilities.
On completion of this top-up photography degree you will feel confident to showcase your specialism and style, ready for your to transition into industry as a professional photographer or in an associated profession.
This top-up degree sees the development of key skills and applications developed through your previous studies, with an aim to specialise and hone professional practices. The course will culminate in a self-initiated final project and the production of your portfolio.
|Fee Per Year||£8000|
Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
You will be taught through class-led technical and theoretical study. Over the duration of each module you will produce a visual response to a set brief that is backed up with written research and evaluation. As the course progresses greater emphasis is placed on you to build an independent visual language whilst at the same time placing a vocational context to work produced.
Being taught over two full days per week, the course also gives you more flexibility in balancing work or family commitments.
A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The assessment methods include a portfolio of practical work, production report, assessed coursework/assignments, formal assessment, formal examination, practical demonstrations, project reports and presentations.
The structure of our programmes follows educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the Programme Specification documents found under our Quality Assurance page, including further details such as the learning outcomes.
There are a wide number of careers where your new photography degree will be relevant. Some of the examples below may require extra training and experience first. Please speak to our careers advisers to discover which career routes are best for you.
Jobs directly related to your photography degree include:
Jobs where your photography degree would be useful include:
You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:
UCAS Code - B93G
Institution Code - F66
If English is not your first language, evidence of your ability will need to be supplied with your applications. IELTS 6.5 is required.
Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.