Photography degrees are most commonly studied at the undergraduate level by students who are creative and passionate about photography. Throughout a degree students will learn a range of photographic methods to enable them to create a career from their studies.
Entrance to photography degrees can vary depending on the institution you are applying to, and there is a limited amount of universities that offer this type of degree. The best universities for photography degrees are The University of Edinburgh, Coventry University, Ulster University, University of Gloucestershire, and University of Roehampton. Entrance to photography degrees at these universities require students to have gained three A Level grades BBB, with some universities requiring students to have had previous photography or arts based experience.
You are advised to contact the university you are applying to for a full breakdown of their entry requirements.
Graduates of photography degrees usually work directly in the field as photographers within a wide range of industries. Common job titles include studio photographer, journalism photographer, lifestyle photographer, fashion photographer, and commercial photographer. Other job roles available to photography graduates include digital imaging specialist, publishing artist, media researcher, photographic technician and project manager.