State-of-the-art studios and digital darkrooms will give you the freedom to develop a distinctive authorial voice through advanced study of photographic practice.

Theory and practice

While our postgraduate photography course is practice-led, taught components consider contextual and theoretical aspects of photography. From collaboration, aesthetic/anti-aesthetic and technological determinism, to the impact of emerging technologies, you’ll tackle a wide range of topics related to your practice.

You’ll also be encouraged to develop a deep understanding of the professional and commercial contexts for your work, as well as exploring the possibilities for moving image in contemporary photography.

Gain valuable exposure to industry

You’ll be encouraged to develop a strong individual voice within your visual practice throughout the course. Seminars and workshops will encourage you to examine the complex relationship between individual practice and client-led work.

NUA’s reputation in advertising, fashion and editorial photography, and the University’s links to industry and professional bodies – including the Association of Photographers – present unique opportunities to explore this topic in detail.

MA Degree Show

Discover the work of some of our our postgraduate students in their MA Degree Show at Norwich University of the Arts.

Graduates work in a broad range of careers including

  • Freelance Photographer
  • Art Director
  • Picture Librarian
  • Technician
  • Image Producer
  • Picture Editor
  • Visual Arts
  • Teaching/Lecturing
  • Research/PhD

Entry requirements

Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above(or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.

Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.

The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.

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Last updated June 4, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
1 - 2 years
13,700 GBP
non-EU students | UK/EU students: £7,000 (full-time) / £4,500 (part-time)
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