Photography Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Roehampton 80% 5% 14% £9250 £13145 106 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 66% 5% 2% £9000 £14300 111 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 0% 0% £9000 £14300 107 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Glasgow School of Art 95% 0% 0% £7920 £19980 107 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 64% 5% 10% £9250 £15800 129 Leeds On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 76% 0% 4% £9250 £13800 113 Southampton On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 5% £9000 £14300 122 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Glasgow School of Art 95% 5% 5% £7920 £19980 122 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Glasgow School of Art 11% 5% 4% £9250 £18960 144 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 5% £9250 £15000 116 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 5% £9250 £15000 116 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 95% 5% 5% £9000 £14300 122 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 95% 5% 5% £4515 £8190 122 London On campus Part-time
University of St Andrews 95% 5% 5% £9900 £20370 122 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 75% 0% 7% £12060 £26955 111 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 75% 0% 7% £7800 £15000 111 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Kingston University 75% 0% 7% £5643 £10010 111 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
University of Huddersfield 75% 0% 7% £7900 £16000 111 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 75% 0% 7% £8500 £15900 111 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 52% 2% 0% £9250 £15900 136 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 55% 15% 20% £9250 £15000 121 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Teesside University 70% 3% 12% £9250 £13000 107 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Derby 36% 0% 0% £9250 £14045 122 Derby On campus Full-time
Ulster University 89% 5% 8% £9250 £15360 123 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 79% 0% 0% £9250 £16425 145 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 43% 2% 0% £9250 £15900 130 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 72% 5% 10% £9250 £9250 £12500 £14250 68 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 57% 9% 0% £9250 £16500 116 London On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 78% 5% 12% £9250 £14000 114 London On campus Full-time
Norwich University of the Arts 56% 3% 25% £9250 £15900 105 Norwich On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 72% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 68 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 0% 10% £9250 £13500 99 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 67% 5% 8% £9250 £14400 75 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 90% 5% 25% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 64% 3% 16% £9250 £15250 119 Poole On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 64% 3% 16% £8500 £10500 119 Grimsby On campus Full-time
University of West London 50% 10% 10% £9250 £13250 109 Ealing On campus Full-time
Arts University Bournemouth 63% 0% 14% £9250 £16950 120 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 55% 15% 20% £9250 £15000 121 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 67% 5% 8% £9250 £14400 75 London On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 89% 0% 5% £9250 £14000 131 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Teesside University 70% 3% 12% £9250 £13000 107 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 89% 0% 10% £9250 £13800 118 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 60% 5% 5% £9250 £14598 104 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 133 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
York St John University 49% 0% 17% £9250 £12750 127 York On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 69% 5% 7% £9250 £15800 142 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 90% 5% 25% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 40% 0% 10% £9250 £14250 127 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 86% 0% 5% £9250 £10500 132 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 113 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 0% 10% £9250 £13080 99 London On campus Full-time
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) 79% 0% 10% £8300 £8300 99 Colwyn Bay On campus Full-time
University of West London 50% 10% 10% £9250 £13250 109 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 88% 0% 0% £9250 £13000 127 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 64% 3% 16% £9250 £15250 119 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 91% 5% 30% £9250 £16200 120 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 38% 5% 0% £9250 £13200 97 Luton On campus Full-time
Arts University Bournemouth 68% 0% 9% £9250 £16950 149 Poole On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 89% 0% 10% £9250 £13800 118 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 86% 0% 5% £6000 £7500 132 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% 0% 10% £9250 £13500 99 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 133 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 88% 0% 14% £9250 £13200 114 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 43% 0% 7% £1155 £1787 111 Oxford On campus Part-time
University of Derby 36% 0% 0% £9250 £14045 122 Derby On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 78% 5% 12% £9250 £14000 114 London On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 113 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 72% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 68 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Weston College of Further and Higher Education 89% 5% 10% £8500 £12500 130 Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 60% 5% 0% £9000 £13000 98 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Truro and Penwith College 73% - 20% £4112 £4668 - Truro On campus Part-time
South Devon College 71% - 20% £8400 - - Paignton On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London 80% - 20% £9250 £14750 72 Richmond On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 71% 10% 10% £9000 - 126 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 71% 10% 10% £9000 - 126 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 62% 0% 5% - - 172 Leeds On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London 80% - 20% £9250 £14750 72 Richmond On campus Full-time
South Thames College 95% 0% 0% £5100 - 107 London On campus Full-time
Halesowen College 95% 0% 0% £4880 - 107 Halesowen On campus Full-time
Canterbury College - - 30% £6000 - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Morley College - - 30% £6165 - - London On campus Full-time
WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 30% £7975 £8950 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 30% £6673 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Nottingham College - - 30% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
South Thames College - - 30% £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
Chesterfield College - - 30% £6995 - - Chesterfield On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - 20% £7285 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
The City of Liverpool College - - 20% £8410 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Chester 69% 0% 10% £9250 - 128 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 68% 0% 10% - - 109 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% - - 101 Bolton On campus Part-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Bath On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 81% 15% 5% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Bath On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £9250 £17110 112 London On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 88% 0% 15% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 39% - 4% £9250 - 140 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £9250 £17110 112 London On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Bath On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 81% 15% 5% - - 137 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 88% 0% 15% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £9250 £17110 112 London On campus Full-time
Ulster University 95% 5% 5% - - 122 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 95% 5% 5% - - 122 Bath On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 44% - 6% £9250 - 146 London On campus Full-time
University of Chester 86% 1% 5% £9250 - 134 Chester On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 81% - 20% £9250 - 110 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £37350 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 48% 2% 10% £9250 - 126 London On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 100% - 25% - - 134 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 95% 5% 5% - - 122 Brighton On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Canterbury On campus Full-time
York St John University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 York On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Brighton On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Bristol On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Manchester On campus Full-time
Coventry University 75% 0% 7% - - 111 Coventry On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 75% 0% 7% - - 111 London On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 75% 0% 7% - - 111 London On campus Full-time
Bedford College 75% 0% 7% £5895 - 111 Bedford On campus Full-time
University Centre at Salford City College 75% 0% 7% £7500 - 111 Salford On campus Full-time
Nottingham College 75% 0% 7% £8250 - 111 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Gloucestershire College - - 10% £6700 £9000 - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Hertford Regional College - 5% 10% £6165 - 85 Broxbourne On campus Full-time
Southport College - - 20% £6165 - - Southport On campus Full-time
New College Swindon - - 20% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
Wakefield College 89% - 25% £6750 - - Wakefield On campus Full-time
Leicester College 89% - 25% £6165 £10700 - Leicester On campus Full-time
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College 58% 15% 25% £5950 - - Nuneaton On campus Full-time
Bedford College 58% 15% 25% £2948 - - Bedford On campus Part-time
Nottingham College 58% 15% 25% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Craven College 58% 15% 25% £6950 - - Skipton On campus Full-time
Bedford College 58% 15% 25% £2948 - - Bedford On campus Part-time
The Bournemouth and Poole College 58% 15% 25% £6750 - - Poole On campus Full-time
Bedford College 58% 15% 25% £5895 - - Bedford On campus Full-time
Hugh Baird College 53% - 15% £6250 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 69% - 15% £8500 £7800 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College 69% - 15% £7500 - - Rumney On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 67% - 0% £7500 £12300 63 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Leicester College 87% - 30% £6165 £10700 - Leicester On campus Full-time
Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) - - 5% - - - Colwyn Bay On campus Part-time
City of Bristol College 79% - 20% £6000 - - Bristol On campus Full-time
Exeter College 85% - 45% £7495 - - Exeter On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 80% 10% 25% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 0% £8600 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Nottingham College 75% - 5% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
East Surrey College 75% - 5% £7500 - - Redhill On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 70% - 25% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 70% - 25% £7500 - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Hull College 56% - 55% £7500 - - Hull On campus Full-time
University of East London 56% - 55% £5500 - - London On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - - - £7500 - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 5% £9250 - 106 Bath On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 70% 5% 16% - - 128 Falmouth On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 70% 5% 16% £9250 - 128 London On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £37350 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 40% 1% 7% - - 102 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Rotherham College 87% 0% 15% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 68% 0% 10% - - 109 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Plymouth College of Art 67% 5% 15% £4625 - 100 Plymouth On campus Part-time
The University of Northampton 50% 0% 10% - - 110 Northampton On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £9250 £17110 112 London On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 50% 5% 11% £9250 - 111 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 88% 0% 14% £9250 - 114 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 5% £9250 - 106 Bath On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 5% 15% - - 145 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 40% 1% 7% - - 102 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 78% 5% 15% - - 145 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Farnborough College of Technology 90% - 10% £8000 £9250 - Farnborough On campus Full-time
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 71% - 5% £8390 - - Brighton On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
East Sussex College 69% - 25% £7995 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Full-time
The Northern School of Art 58% 12% 10% £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Bedford College 58% 12% 10% £8000 - - Bedford On campus Full-time
Oldham College 63% 0% 14% £7500 - 120 Oldham On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 63% 0% 14% £7500 - 120 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 70% 5% 10% - - 139 Manchester On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough - - - £8000 - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 10% £9250 - 118 Bath On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 44% 0% 15% £9250 - 133 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 73% 15% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 56% 10% 15% - - 134 Plymouth On campus Full-time
East Surrey College 56% 10% 15% £7500 - 134 Redhill On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 56% 10% 15% - - 134 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 10% - - 113 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Salford 75% 5% 5% - - 114 Salford On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 88% 0% 14% £9250 - 114 Birmingham On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £2310 £4277 112 London On campus Part-time
Hugh Baird College 60% 5% 5% £8500 - 104 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Lincoln College - - 10% £7999 £9500 - Lincoln On campus Full-time
Plymouth College of Art 80% 5% 15% £4625 - 137 Plymouth On campus Part-time
Hull College 80% 5% 15% £7500 - 137 Hull On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 50% - 10% £9250 - 131 Preston On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 50% 0% 10% £9250 - 110 Northampton On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 8% - 10% £9250 £30400 144 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 50% 0% 10% - - 110 Northampton On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 5% £9250 - 106 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Chester 35% 1% 15% £9250 - 137 Chester On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 44% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 81% - 20% £9250 £12000 113 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 42% 15% 5% £9250 - 109 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 29% 1% 15% £9250 - 116 Chester On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 92% 0% 5% - - 147 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 88% 0% 0% £6935 - 127 Sunderland On campus Part-time
Blackburn College 70% 5% 10% - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 59% - 2% £9250 - 128 London On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 52% 0% 7% - - 133 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 42% 15% 5% £9250 - 109 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 80% 14% 30% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 73% 0% 20% £8750 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
Hereford College of Arts 80% 14% 30% £9000 - - Hereford On campus Full-time
Newcastle College 87% - 8% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - 0% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £46600 101 Bolton On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 73% 4% 11% - - 123 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Trafford College - - 40% £7995 - - Altrincham On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 64% 3% 16% £9250 - 119 Poole On campus Full-time
Blackburn College 70% 5% 10% - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 89% 0% 5% £6350 - 131 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Wirral Met College 89% 0% 5% £7790 - 131 Birkenhead On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 75% - 30% £9250 £17110 112 London On campus Full-time
Robert Gordon University 75% - 30% £6750 £15000 £15450 112 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
68 /100
14169 students of Photography in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Photography

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18993 £17033 £20459
25-75 percentile range £15958 - £22542 £12694 - £21543 £14994 - £26089

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18747 £17621 £20968
25-75 percentile range £15287 - £22176 £13034 - £22157 £15913 - £26712

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Photography

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Photography who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Photography

  • Media Organisations
  • Publishing Companies
  • Wedding Photographers
  • High Street Photography Companies
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Design Companies
  • Large Organisations
  • Cruise Liners
  • Holiday and Leisure Companies
  • The Police

Specialisations within Photography

  • Cinematography
  • Underwater Photography
  • Portraiture
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Travel Photography
  • Commercial and Product Photography

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Photography who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Photography (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Photography at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Elementary occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Photography

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Photography studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Design - MDes
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - BA/BSc
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Photography was £18993 15 months after graduation, £17033 3 years after graduation and £20459 5 years after graduation.

Journalism with Photography at Plymouth Marjon University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.