A quick summary of this course
The Photography degree course at Hereford is a vibrant and exciting course which enables student interested in contemporary photography to develop a highly personalised practice supported by experienced tutors within well-resourced facilities.
You will be working in a creative, experimental and supportive environment within which you will be treated as an individual and will have access to facilities and tutors 5 days a week.
By engaging in challenging practical and theoretical modules you will develop a professional practice that is informed by current thinking and technology and reflects your own photographic identity.
The development of an individual relationship with the medium is central to course philosophy, and during progression through the course, you’ll work towards a defined destination for yourself and your practice.
Exhibition visits, field trips and high profile guest speakers all contribute to your experience and formulation of an innovative visual language.
Image by James Branch
The course is proactive in ‘looking out’ of the learning environment, encouraging students to engage with many external live projects. Exhibition practice, working on projects set by clients and portfolio reviews by experienced industry professionals all add to developing confidence in your own career route and potential.
Being located in our new campus with other creative courses means it is easy to cross boundaries, work with students in other disciplines and undertake collaborative projects.
“What a fabulous place to study Photography” Brian Griffin, Photographer
Photography students on a recent trip to Oxford Photography Festival
- The course is delivered by a team of experienced and dedicated lecturers and technicians, who practice in various fields and bring their external knowledge to the learning environment.
- Renowned Photographers and successful ex-graduates visit and talk about their work. Recent speakers include Brian Griffin, Tom Hunter, Tom Wood, Timothy Allen, Helen Sear, Chloe Dewe Mathews, Zed Nelson and many more.
- Individual tutorial support is key to the delivery of the course philosophy alongside technical workshops, seminars, lectures and critiques that provide the space for essential contextual debate.
- The course does not have a ‘house style’ but encourages all students to find their own unique voice. With year groups of around 20 students you are able to access tutors and excellent facilities with ease.
These studies are entirely focused around the students’ course area, providing a solid grounding in subject history and in critical ways of thinking about creative practice. The Critical Studies programme enables students to set their own work in a wider context, and also helps them develop a better understanding of how creative work can be interpreted and assessed Click here for more details