36 Masters Programs in Photography

Photography is a fascinating form of art that emerged from a fruitful union of science and ancient traditions of visual arts. The act of photography creates still pictures that capture reality as seen through the lens of the camera. A Master in Photography explores the art in it’s many functions and forms, from fine art photography with purely aesthetic functions to catch the beauty of natur… Read more

Photography is a fascinating form of art that emerged from a fruitful union of science and ancient traditions of visual arts. The act of photography creates still pictures that capture reality as seen through the lens of the camera. A Master in Photography explores the art in it’s many functions and forms, from fine art photography with purely aesthetic functions to catch the beauty of nature or creation unguarded and in full ripe, to merely pragmatic forms of forensic or science photography that aim to capture the facts and reality not tempered with. Whatever your photographic focus may be, a Master n Photography can be an excellent choice for you.

There are many different photography processes: black-and-white, color, infrared and ultraviolet, and digital photography. Each of them marks a different scientific age that comes up with inventions, relevant for art, and a Master in Photography can help you explore each one. Photography also plays its role in capturing historical and social contexts, since the photographers, as objective as they may seem, decide from what angle to take the photo and what element to include into the frame, thus influencing an allegedly objective picture.

Are you fascinated by the field of photography and art, interested in creating aesthetic objects or practical evidence? Once you positively answer this question, don’t hesitate to check out the possible Master in Photography programs below. Take the next step toward your Master in Photography, today!

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives, United Kingdom

The MA in Photography is structured to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to fully engage with the technological and social evolution of the medium, and to ... +

The MA in Photography is structured to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to fully engage with the technological and social evolution of the medium, and to succeed within the competitive and complex creative industries. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
01 Jan 2021
11 May 2020
Online
 
Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, USA

The Multimedia Photography and Design program attracts students who are passionate about all types of visual storytelling: photography, videography/cinematography, design, and ... +

The Multimedia Photography and Design program attracts students who are passionate about all types of visual storytelling: photography, videography/cinematography, design, and multimedia. Our goal is to customize your studies to meet your interests and needs. As creative entrepreneurs, our students typically work in journalism, advertising, fashion and the nonprofit world—with many choosing to work across industries—and they publish their work via myriad distribution platforms. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University
Magnitogorsk, Russia

The Master of Digital Philology is the ideal stepping-stone to a high-level job in the field of modern Digital Humanities. In the modern world, there is a permanent and growin ... +

The Master of Digital Philology is the ideal stepping-stone to a high-level job in the field of modern Digital Humanities. In the modern world, there is a permanent and growing demand for scientists and specialists who are knowledgeable and trained at an academic level in the Digital Philology technologies. The academic training is essential due to the increasing sophistication of humanitarian knowledge. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, USA

Our master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree program in art photography attracts students who have established a strong body of work and are committed to further their engagement w ... +

Our master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree program in art photography attracts students who have established a strong body of work and are committed to further their engagement with contemporary photographic practices. You work closely with our faculty along with distinguished scholars throughout Syracuse University to further your artistic research. -
MA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Acquire the conceptual, academic and technical skills needed to succeed as an artist in the field of photography and related media.

Acquire the conceptual, academic and technical skills needed to succeed as an artist in the field of photography and related media. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Paris College Of Art
Paris, France

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 sp ... +

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. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ESCAC - Escuela superior de Cinema y Audivisuales de catalunya
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Photography Management will train you to be responsible for the artistic creation of the images for the staging of any audiovisual work. You will learn to make t ... +

The Master in Photography Management will train you to be responsible for the artistic creation of the images for the staging of any audiovisual work. You will learn to make the right choices regarding lighting, optics, framing, composition or textures in the creation of the image of an audiovisual work. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
07 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Applied Sciences Europe
Berlin, Germany

Make a leap at BTK for an exciting and creative career in Photography. How? With a future-oriented, accredited master program at the BTK – in an environment that sets no limit ... +

Make a leap at BTK for an exciting and creative career in Photography. How? With a future-oriented, accredited master program at the BTK – in an environment that sets no limits on the development of your artistic potential either personally or geographically. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English, German
Campus
 
Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom

The innovation of your practice and the development of critically-informed perspectives are the guiding principles of our MA Photography Masters degree course.

The innovation of your practice and the development of critically-informed perspectives are the guiding principles of our MA Photography Masters degree course. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Bengaluru, India

The Screen Studies program at Srishti provides a theoretical, and art and design framework within which students can develop a set of critical making and thinking skills in th ... +

The Screen Studies program at Srishti provides a theoretical, and art and design framework within which students can develop a set of critical making and thinking skills in the context of the current digital revolution and the multiple screens – mobile, web, tablet and so forth – that we wear, carry with us, encounter in public spaces and install in our homes and work places. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jul 2020
Campus
 
Seeway - Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Master's Degree in Fashion and Advertising Photography presents an ideal environment for the generation of relevant professionals capable of generating trends based on the ... +

The Master's Degree in Fashion and Advertising Photography presents an ideal environment for the generation of relevant professionals capable of generating trends based on their own creative personality. -
Master
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Feb 2020
30 Jan 2020
Campus
 
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic

The Department of Photography offers a Master's Program, Bachelor's Program and a Short-term Study program in Photography in the English language. Students have an opportunity ... +

The Department of Photography offers a Master's Program, Bachelor's Program and a Short-term Study program in Photography in the English language. Students have an opportunity to participate in the lectures in the English language in the FAMU International Program. The students also have the possibility to work in the studios led by renowned teachers. These studios include the Studio of Documentary Photography, Studio of Staged Photography, Studio of Post-conceptional Photography, and the Studio of Multi-media. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including modernist ... +

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including modernist art photography, documentary approaches, photographic collections, and technological advances up to the digital era. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
NABA
Milan, Italy

The Master in Photography and Visual Design program integrates theoretical study with laboratories and project workshops.

The Master in Photography and Visual Design program integrates theoretical study with laboratories and project workshops. -
Master
Full-time
English, Italian
Oct 2020
22 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Aalto University
Helsinki, Finland

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 understand ... +

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 contemporary photography. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Campus