Ravensbourne University London
Digital Photography (Top Up Degree) BA (Hons)
Ravensbourne University London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This is an online course which gives students the flexibility to study remotely while also engaging with industry placements or other commitments. This course is for Year 3 (Level 6) entry into Ravensbourne University London's Digital Photography course.

Students require more flexibility than ever in the current landscape, but they deserve the same high standards of teaching. Utilising the very latest technologies for hybrid delivery, this one-year, online level six award has been developed to meet the changing needs of final-year photography students. You can work from wherever you are in the world and still benefit from Ravensbourne’s rich creative heritage, renowned lecturers and industry recognition.

With a focus on sport, fashion and advertising photography, this course will prepare you for a successful career within your chosen field. However, other creative approaches are welcome and encouraged. Whether you are unable to return to the UK, wanting to develop your award to a final BA (Hons) Digital Photography degree or are committed to completing placements or internships within industry, this top-up level six course will empower you to fit your study around your own schedule.

Key course features:

  • Online, full-time delivery over three terms.

  • Teaching delivery is online with pre-recorded materials and small group tutorials.

  • Dissertation would be online in term 1. This is in line with the current course structure.

Top reasons to apply:

  • Total flexibility: study from anywhere in the world

  • Students benefit from Ravensbourne’s rich creative heritage, renowned lecturers and industry recognition

  • Enables students with other commitments, such as placements, to complete the course

  • Pre-recorded materials enable study to fit around your schedule

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

Pass in HND

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 5 IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT) 72 TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic 42 PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISE Trinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Digital Photography (Top Up Degree), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Digital Photography (Top Up Degree) BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £16500 year 1
International £16500 year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About Ravensbourne University London

Established in 1962 in North Greenwich, London, Ravensbourne University London is a digital media and design university. Their ultramodern campus is home to a rich selection of Art & Design themed programmes, ranging from Video Game Design and Animation, to Fashion. The university places a particular focus on making sure there is a place in the job market for their creative students, and provides a series of what they call Short Courses to give learners the express training they need to jump at any opportunities they might find.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - 6 Penrose Way
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