BA Photography

This one-year BA Photography course from Robert Gordon University will enhance your photographic ability across creative, professional, fine art and design contexts through research, experimentation, innovation and enterprise.

The course is delivered through a series of activities and elective projects including editorial, documentary, photojournalism, moving image, film, advertising, fashion, corporate, portraiture, landscape, exhibition and curatorial. You will explore the work of key practitioners and further enhance your understanding of photography within historical, cultural and economic contexts. You will also have the opportunity to participate in new business start-up activities with our Enterprise Partners Network, which will encourage you to adopt an entrepreneurial outlook.

On successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to articulate onto the BA (Hons) Communication Design or BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice courses within a specialist photography pathway.

1st in Scotland for student satisfaction in Art and Design - Complete University Guide 2021

1st in Scotland and top 5 in the UK* for overall student satisfaction in Design Studies - National Student Survey 2022, *excluding colleges, small, specialist and private institutions

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Start Date


Course Length

12 months

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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 


We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

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