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Would you like to be part of one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK, the Creative Industries? Never has there been a time in history when photography has been so vitally important. In an age increasingly defined by ‘the photographic’, our Photography degree courses at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD are designed to teach you how photographic images create and distribute ideas within visual culture.

On your journey with us, you will be taught both the technical and conceptual skills needed to become ‘visually literate’, and in doing so, you will learn how your creativity can be applied to a range of professional contexts and future careers. You will find subjects of close interest and become experts in your field of study.  Through experimentation in different visual strategies - from digital to analogue, documentary to film making, editorial to installation - you will learn how to develop your own unique and distinctive perspective as a creative practitioner.

Our staff are all experts in the field, practicing as photographers, artists and researchers who will work with you and your personal interests, guiding your creative process and helping you to shape your future oriented goals. The photography programmes at Swansea College of Art will provide you with all of the professional links with industry you will need upon graduating.

 Our vibrant visiting lecturer programme and alumni talks allows you to see first hand the breadth of employment possibilities from studying with us. Our alumni are employed in a wide range of creative contexts, including, fashion, portraiture, editorial, documentary, advertising, curation, and gallery contexts.

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