Master Photography Arts - Máster en Fotografía
The MA Photography programme offers an in-depth, creative and socially engaged postgraduate level education in the practices of contemporary photography. You will develop an appreciation of photography as a tool for personal expression, cultural storytelling and political activism. Under the guidance of professional staff you will experience extensive practical workshops and critical seminars in world-class facilities. In addition, you will learn an array of other complimentary skills such as sound, filmmaking and ethnographic fieldwork and be offered chances to work with professional partners here and abroad. The course aims to help you become a flexible multi-skilled, lateral thinker with a critical and vocational awareness of how photography works for a range of destinations and web-based platforms.
Entry by application form and interview. Normally 2:1 in photography related BA(Hons) degree from UK or equivalent (non-UK) qualification and above. Consideration given to alternative BA (equivalent) qualifications to applicants with creative industries´ work experience. Non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience will be equally considered. We consider applications for prior learning (cert or experiential) which fulfils some of the learning outcomes of a course for admission with credit to an appropriate point on that course. Students can apply either before or after they commence the course. Applicants must have a min level of proficiency equal to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
180 credits as follows:
60 credits as follows:
Research Project (20 credits)
Final Project (40 credits)
International Project (60 credits)
and select a further 120 credits from the following:
New Media Practices (20 credits)
The Photographic Witness (20 credits)
Visualising the Invisible (20 credits)
Field Work Practices (20 credits)
Space, Location and Territory (20 credits)
The Colonising Camera (20 credits)
Live Project (20 credits)
Practice is at the core of the programme. Experimentation, evaluation and the resolution of ideas and skills together are central to the course. By the end of it you should be able to produce challenging cutting edge contemporary work that uses the medium effectively and be able to identify professional outputs for your own type of practice.