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A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Photography is the art of creating images using a camera. Students might work with digital equipment or traditional film and learn about lighting, shutter settings, color, and principles of composition.

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Kingston University London

This course offers an opportunity for students to develop a major body of practical work that engages with the expanded boundaries of photography and hybridisation of the ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Photography MA

This course offers an opportunity for students to develop a major body of practical work that engages with the expanded boundaries of photography and hybridisation of the medium. It is concerned with a broad range of photographic practices and technologies and explores debates around the politics of representation and our role as image makers.

Key features

You will have the opportunity to exhibit your work and take part in off-site visits to galleries, photography festivals and other cultural spaces, as well as study tours. Supported by a team of technical and academic staff, you will have access to a professional photography suite that includes two new digital-imaging areas, darkroom areas, two double-height photography studios and a general preparation, finishing and demonstration area. In addition, you will have access to 3D, screen printing and moving image workshops. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Arts in Poznan

In the studios, there are realized topics related to photography as an autonomous expression referring to tradition as well as photography being a dialogue with other med ... [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in Photography

In the studios, there are realized topics related to photography as an autonomous expression referring to tradition as well as photography being a dialogue with other media: intermedia and computer photography. Students are also prepared to work in the advertising photography market. Practice completes lectures on the history of photography, photography techniques, contemporary photography and new media. Students have at their disposal: laboratory, darkrooms, flashlight studio, continuous light studio, a computer studio, and library.

Studio of Spatial Performance

Head: dr Mirosław BałkaAssistant: Karolina Kubik

The objective of the studio is to assess the status of the spaces around us and make an attempt at forming them in a creative manner. By defining our own place and exchanging views with the individuals who represent other places, the students establish zones of communication and can assess their interaction. The students perform both at the school itself and in city spaces. Their intention is to draw the attention of the public to the social and political issues that affect their environment. Objectives: the students will acquire the ability to undertake artistic quests, the scope of which will be subject to their unique preferences and skills. They will gain the ability to manage public space without detriment to their autonomous artistic environment. They will also learn not to be frightened by the spaces of others.... [-]

Poland Poznań
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
Middlesex University London

MA Photography at Middlesex is a practice- and research-based programme that will challenge you to explore, question and evolve as a photographer. ... [+]

Why study MA Photography at Middlesex University?

At Middlesex, we take a highly practical approach to Photography that ensures that you spend the majority of your postgraduate study behind a camera, in a darkroom and experimenting with both new and traditional technology. Drawing on the expertise of a diverse range of professional photographers, guest lecturers, and technical advisers, you will enhance your knowledge and skills through a series of photographic projects using practice-led research and supportive written work.

Based on our University's £80 million Art and Design School, our course uses state-of-the-art resources to give you hands-on experience with industry-standard tools. With Apple Macintosh Pro workstations, A2 Epson printers, Hasselblad film scanners, studios, as well as a range of darkrooms including color, black and white, and digital, you'll have everything you need to push yourself to the frontier of your potential and take the next step towards a stimulating and successful career.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Westminster

The Photography Arts MA offers a dynamic mix of photography practice and research to support your development as an artist. In an open-minded educational environment, you ... [+]

Course summary

The Photography Arts MA offers a dynamic mix of photography practice and research to support your development as an artist. In an open-minded educational environment, you will expand the boundaries of your photography, advancing your own distinct visual and conceptual approach. Students are fully supported by our internationally renowned photography staff and inspired by an exciting range of prominent visiting photographic artists and thinkers.

Situated in Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, you will have access to extensive photographic facilities and a wealth of inter-disciplinary expertise. You will be part of a world-famous centre for photography research.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Westminster

The course explores documentary photography and photojournalism as exciting and expanding mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of crit ... [+]

Master of Art Degrees in Photography in Europe 2019. Course summary The course explores documentary photography and photojournalism as exciting and expanding mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of critical contexts. We take each applicant on their own merit. This can include students of documentary photography or photographers in general who are interested in specialising in this area and developing their practice. Also welcome are artists who wish to focus their activities on more social practice, and individuals from other disciplines, who wish to explore the subject area at post-grad level. The Documentary Photography and Photojournalism MA allows students to explore society through photographically-related practice and within critically-informed ways that maintain connections with the issue, yet also consider fresh visual approaches to the subject matter. We explore the idea that documentary practice and photojournalism are situated within their own histories and may take many forms in the 21st Century. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Lincoln

This Master’s programme provides the opportunity to experiment with new photographic processes and to explore photography as a tool to engage and stimulate social thinkin ... [+]

The Course

While the photographic image remains fundamental to your study, the focus of this programme is social, cultural and political. To support your ongoing practice in photographic exhibition and scholarly research, the course includes seminars on cultural, media and philosophical theory, talks by visiting practitioners, group debates about different methodologies and workshops on photographic technique.

You will be encouraged to learn from, and collaborate with, experienced staff and your fellow students in order to develop your own creative style.

How You Study

The taught aspect of the course is structured around two 12-week terms comprised of workshops, lectures, seminars and group critiques, with an additional emphasis on self-directed study.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Welcome to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photography at Aalto University! At the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, inspiring teaching combines with a deep under ... [+]

Welcome to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photography at Aalto University! At the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, inspiring teaching combines with a deep understanding of modern photography.

Our degree programme offers diverse and inspiring studies in the fields of modern photography, documentary photography and art research. In our purposeful and expert community, you will develop your expressive skills and theoretical thinking and also obtain a professional qualification for working in the field. The key strengths of our programme are our strong artistic and visual outlook combined with our capacity for conceptual thinking. In the programme we support your own personal expression and we offer a theoretical foundation for understanding photographic phenomena. Our broad range of courses include elective workshops on subjects such as practices of documentary and constructed photography, experimental studio work, the moving image, new photography platforms and the different working methods and themes of modern art. ... [-]

Finland Helsinki
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Paris College Of Art

The MA/MFA in Photography and Image-Making focuses on new types of visual storytelling: still image, moving image, and multimedia, with a curriculum that emphasizes new m ... [+]

In this program, students explore digital image-making through practice-based and process-oriented research. At the intersection of visual phenomena, new media, critical studies, and creative production, the program offers a unique blend of studio practice, and theoretical and art historical training. The MA/MFA in Photography and Image-Making focuses on new types of visual storytelling: still image, moving image, and multimedia, with a curriculum that emphasizes new media and transdisciplinary skill sets, and understands photography as a hybrid and emerging art form. The program explores digital image-making as a force, and it is designed as a practice-based and process-oriented program. Based on the intersection of visual phenomena, new media, critical studies, and creative production, the program offers a unique blend of studio practice, and theoretical and art historical training.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Paris College Of Art

The Master of Arts (MA) in Fashion Film and Photography is a one-year program in Photography with a specific focus on fashion, aimed at emerging photographers interested ... [+]

A one-year program in Photography, with a specific accent on fashion, dedicated to emerging photographers who wish to specialize in fashion. The film has become an essential part of the professional practice of photographers and this program meets the demand of teaching moving images to photographers. The Master of Arts (MA) in Fashion Film and Photography is a one-year program in Photography with a specific focus on fashion, aimed at emerging photographers interested in specializing in fashion. The professional practice of fashion photographers today increasingly includes film, so moving image will be taught alongside still.

The proposed MA meets the demands of an expanding market for fashion advertising through storytelling in photography and film, using social media and capitalizing on the ability to reach large audiences at a reduced cost through online marketing.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Gloucestershire

This highly vocational postgraduate course is aimed at supporting and challenging your ideas, creativity and ambitions, in order to build and expand your portfolio. ... [+]

This highly vocational postgraduate course is aimed at supporting and challenging your ideas, creativity and ambitions, in order to build and expand your portfolio.

We welcome photographers from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as those who have studied photography at an undergraduate level. We are looking for passion and a commitment to exploring and questioning the medium of photography. We want you to produce high-quality work that will aid either your personal development or your career ambitions within the creative industries.

Our modules guide students towards recognising potential themes and exploring them using an extended range of approaches and techniques. In addition, an extensive range of workshops will cover such disciplines as high-level digital studio work, moving image and video editing, book production, black and white darkroom work and alternative process techniques.... [-]

United Kingdom Cheltenham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Norwich University of the Arts

Innovation of your practice and the development of critically-informed perspectives are the guiding principles of our MA Photography Masters degree course. ... [+]

Overview

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Norwich
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus