The Guardian University Guide rates Media and Photography at the University in U...
22 Jul 21
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Categories: Media and Photography, Undergradute
There is nothing more rewarding than finding a career path that you are passionate about. Going to work every day, wearing a big smile on your face, is a dream many people have but so few turn it into a reality.
It is so important to pursue your interests during your education so that you can enjoy subjects and discover new interests. One area which many students find a genuine passion for is Media and Photography because of its accessibility and large influence it has on our modern society.
The University of Bolton provides a range of Media and Photography degrees. Here you can find the potential careers you could have from obtaining one of these degrees, so you can discover which job can put a smile on your face, for the rest of your life.
Careers within media
Completing a photography and media-based degree can land you in many different industries, from advertising and marketing to radio and television, perhaps even digital media or PR consultancies. These industries all have their own little niches, but the majority require roles such as producer, director, screen writer or camera technician.
Alternatively, you could pursue being your own boss and start a small production company. Some of our graduates have done this and gone on to win accolades in film festivals around the world.
Careers within photography
Contrary to belief, there are many different career paths you can have with a photography and media degree. Many of these roles vary depending on the type of industry you’re in, consider that you could be working in:
- Advertising and Marketing
- Commercial Product Photography
- Documentaries and Travel
- Fine Art
A photography career comes with hundreds of different options as all businesses require a way to market their product/service offering. Working freelance is an option which allows photographers to enjoy a vast variety of jobs. If you’re interested in pursuing your passion and creating a photography career that not only plays to your strengths but you genuinely enjoy, take a look at the courses on offer here from the University of Bolton.
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