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28 May 20
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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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Ever dream of turning your passion for the camera into a fulfilling profession? The University of Bolton will help you develop all the creative and practical expertise needed to build a successful career in media, photography and photojournalism. The University of Bolton has been ranked number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester by The Complete University Guide 2020 for the third year in a row.
Our workshops and academics will enable you to master both the digital and more traditional practices in photography and creative image-making. You will be able to build a winning portfolio or show-reel that reflects your skills and creativity. Moreover, you will enjoy working in our £10 million purpose-built facilities that include:
Four professional photographic studios fitted with professional flash equipment on a high glide system
Dedicated video editing suites
Professional HD film production equipment for professional standard production
High-quality audio recording facilities
Industry-standard computer suites
Digital printing and scanning facilities with over 25 enlargers and supporting equipment
We will also encourage you to apply for work placements with creative companies, graduate internships and prizes, including the neo:artists award and the REDEYE award. The University of Bolton is only a short distance from MediaCityUK, the UK’s first designated digital and creative community, and each course will also include trips to important cultural centres including Manchester’s newest arts centre HOME, Liverpool Tate and nationally renowned Bolton Octagon Theatre, with which the university has a partnership.
By choosing to study media and photography courses at the University of Bolton, you will be able to make full use of our personal approach to learning. Our courses will include the following features:
Guest lectures by visiting industry experts who can help you with first-hand professional advice and direction as well as industry connections and opportunities
Small class sizes and tailored learning plans will help you excel in your chosen course
Great business links that ensure you can gain invaluable work placement opportunities
‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed’ approach that enables you to get a high-quality teaching experience that matches your personal learning needs.
You can choose to work in several amazing areas after you graduate with a media and photography degree from the University of Bolton. Some of them are (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
TV, film and radio production
Advertising and communications
PR and marketing
Fine art and exhibition photography
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and well-being, disability support or anything else you may need.