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Photojournalism and Documentary Photography BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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( 4.2) 3138 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE WP65
Why Photojournalism and Documentary Photography?Our Photojournalism and Documentary Photography degree helps you build creative skills to produce engaging visual photo stories, along with professional knowledge and industry contacts for a successful career. You’ll learn about photography on location, exploring moving and still image and how to produce in-depth coverage of news topics and key societal issues. With opportunities for placements with organisations such as the Associated Press, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
46th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
99th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
79th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Cinematics and Photography

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Cinematics and Photography graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Cinematics and Photography graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Cinematics and Photography

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Photography
47%
Media Studies
38%
English Literature
22%
Film Studies
21%
Art & Design
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,680 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Documentary Photography reviews

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Holly
20 Feb 20

Photojournalism and Documentary Photography BA (Hons)

Overall, my experience has been positive. I have made friends for life, developed my skills in confidence and my skills...
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Ed
19 Feb 20

Photojournalism and Documentary Photography BA (Hons)

I am really enjoying my time at university. 1st year can be a bit slow if you are further advanced in your learning but...

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How Documentary Photography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 14 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 29%
3 star 21%
2 star 7%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 4.2) 3,138 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 50%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Gloucestershire
CompUniGuide ranking
99th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Gloucestershire is spread across three campuses in the town of Cheltenham and city of Gloucester. The university offers over 100 academic study programmes through eight schools, which are: Art and Design Business and Technology Education Health and Social Care Liberal and Performing Arts Media Natural and Social Sciences Sport and Exercise Cheltenham and Gloucester are within easy access of Birmingham, Bristol and London both by road and direct public transport. Birmingham and Bristol are 40 minutes away, while London is around two hours by direct train. Birmingham, Bristol and London Heathrow airports are all within 90 minutes’ drive of Gloucestershire. Park campus is a creative, technological hub surrounded by beautiful of parkland.

Where you'll study

University of Gloucestershire

Park Campus The Park Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cheltenham Spa  0.5 miles away

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