Commercial Photography BA (Hons) at Plymouth College of Art

The Commercial Photography BA (Hons) course at Plymouth College of Art equips students with transferable photography skills to excel in all areas of commercial photography.


School: School of Design and Communication, Plymouth College of Art
Course: Commercial Photography BA (Hons)
Location: Plymouth, UK
Course dates: September 2022 to July 2025
Application deadline: 9 September 2022

From lighting and framing a dramatic fashion shot to visualising concepts for advertising campaigns, commercial photography has the power to influence and inspire.

This course will help you succeed in today's dynamic and competitive photographic industry, providing you with the knowledge and skills to develop your practice, combining visual awareness and innovation with technical excellence, professional understanding and business skills.

Our curriculum is geared towards employability and enterprise. We develop photographers who are technically proficient, visually sophisticated and professionally astute – who understand trends in the industry, how to pitch for business, and who graduate with a broad range of transferable skills that enable them to thrive in the creative industries.

Our photographic resources include industry-standard studios, with an infinity cove to create seamless backdrops for shoots and a series of well equipped studios for portrait and product photography.

We also provide access to lighting and high-end digital camera equipment, large-format scanners, post-production suites and 6,000 pieces of kit that are free to hire from our Equipment Resource Centre.

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Top image: Stephanie by student Mi Kelly, who specialised in editorial, fashion and beauty photography during her time studying commercial photography at Plymouth.


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