Spéos Paris-London Photographic Institute

Introduction

30 years of photography training and still counting

Founded in 1985, Speos provides higher education photography training aimed at meeting the current market demands.

Next to professional recognition within the domain of photography, Speos is certified by the French government with the Titre de Photographe RNCP level 1 (a professional certification at Master’s level).

Our commitment to our students

Courses at Speos are organized in small groups, hands-on with a lot of practice, and supervised by a team of highly qualified professionals.

Our facilities are spacious and equipped with the latest equipment.

The Speos Alumni Care program helps our graduates in their first professional steps.

Speos, an international school

With campuses in Paris and London, our student batches come from all over the world (up to 20 different nationalities per year), making studies at Speos a first class international experience.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

European Master of Professional Photography

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Paris United Kingdom London + 2 more

The European Master of Professional Photography is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography, with a particular emphasis on the business management of the profession. [+]

Ce programme certifié par EABHES, comprend trois étapes, pour une durée totale de 14 mois. Pendant la première étape l’étudiant suit le programme Photographie Professionelle en 1 an, qui se déroule de septembre à mai de l’année suivante. Pendant la deuxième étape l’étudiant participe aux modules Experts au mois de juin et juillet (voir ci-dessous). La troisième étape est celle du projet professionnel, au cours de laquelle l’étudiant réfléchit sur son positionnement en début de carrière et rédige son rapport. Il soumet son projet à un jury en deux phases : une présentation orale en juillet qui permet de valider les grandes orientations et la cohérence de ce projet, et une présentation écrite améliorée et détaillée de ce projet sous forme de business plan qui sera remis fin septembre. Pour obtenir les crédits nécessaires à la validation du Master Européen les étudiants doivent avoir une licence (180 ECTS dans n’importe quelle discipline, pas nécessairement en photographie) et passer un test dans une langue européenne autre que leur langue maternelle au niveau B2 du Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues. A quoi correspondent les modules Experts ? Les modules Experts complètent le programme Photographie professionnelle (en 32 semaines ou en deux ans). Les étudiants peuvent s’inscrire dans la continuité immédiate du programme de Photographie professionnelle ou venir compléter leur formation les années suivantes. Ils suivent un ou deux modules experts, sous la supervision d’un professionnel en activité. L’étudiant approfondit sa connaissance du travail de photographe en pratiquant son métier... [-]

European Master of Professional Photography 2 year program

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Paris

The European Master of Professional Photography is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography, with a particular emphasis on the business management of the profession. [+]

This program certified by EABHES – lasting for 26 months in total – comprises three phases: The Professional Photography in two-year Program, from September to May (semester 1 and 2) then from September to May (semester 3 and 4). The Expert Modules, from the end of May to the end of July (cf. below). The planning and elaboration of the Master project, which needs to be submitted to a jury twice: an oral defense of the pre-project allows the students to validate their professional projects’ feasibility and coherence; the final jury’s comments assess the projects’ future implementation. So as to obtain the credits necessary to validate the European Master, students need to have a Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS, in any subject, not necessarily photography) and need to pass a foreign language test at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. As for the language tests accepted: TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge exams for non-native English speakers; for English natives any official language diploma at B2 level in a European language that is not their mother tongue. What are the Expert Modules? The Expert Modules aim at deepening the participants’ previous knowledge and skills in those areas that are most demanded by the professional market. They cover the subjects of business management, image management and publication, advanced studio photography and photo reportage, combining theory and practice. For 8 weeks in total, participants meet up with photography professionals from various domains, who share their experience and know-how from... [-]

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Speos Photo school London OpenDay with CAMBO

Speos Exhibition End of the Year 2014

Open Day at Speos London Photography School, May 21st 2013

Speos 2015 End-of-the-Year Exhibition