Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course will encourage you to pursue your interests and ambitions within photography by teaching you how to creatively develop your ideas. You will learn to produce imagery supported by research and critical thinking, and directed towards the context of the creative industries.

Course Modules

Core and optional modules may include: Year 1: concept and enquiry I; concept and enquiry II; development; introduction to current issues in art practice, theory and display I; introduction to current issues in art practice, theory and display II or a language option. Year 2: context and experiment II; context and experiment II; creative career management; re'presentation; photography option module or a language option; contemporary issues in research. Year 3: realising and consolidating I; realising and consolidating II, presentation; dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Art Foundation Diploma
  • Portfolio
  • Tariff 112
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • International Baccalaureate 27
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher AAAA
  • SQA Advanced Higher BBC
  • Interview
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • CRB check required

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84% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 58%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 96%

£17,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 64
Studying 10
Studying and working 1
Unemployed 18
Unknown 7

36% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 100%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation