Sophie guildford

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography (Jan 2024 Start)

Course Duration

Full-time: 3 years


Course: COFJ
Institution: P65

The content of this course has been designed in close consultation with industry professionals so that you can be confident your learning will future-proof you for a dynamic and competitive job market.

From writing and making the most of your CV to gaining industry experience, the acquisition of professional skills has been written into the programmes of study by our staff teams, who have ‘real world’ experience. They are also supported by our Industry Liaison Groups, who help inform the development of the higher education curriculum.

The commercial focus of this programme includes excellent business and professional practice sessions and the opportunity to work on live briefs, and work placements with a wide range of brands and media titles. Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to develop key transferable skills for employability in the creative industries and work in partnership with other sectors locally, nationally or internationally.

As soon as you enrol on this programme, you will automatically become a member of the prestigious Association of Photographers (AOP) and you’ll work alongside our expert teaching and technical team, as well as practitioners from industry who’ll help you to develop the confidence to respond to client briefs while demonstrating excellent creative problem-solving.

Our strong international connections also allow our students to take a semester of study with one of our partner institutions within Europe and North America, and in turn, we welcome overseas students from those institutions to join us in our studios, creating an exciting cultural exchange.

Recent graduates:

Graduates become:

  • Advertising Photographers
  • Commercial Photographers
  • Digital Retouchers
  • Digital Editors
  • E-Commerce Photographers
  • Editorial Photographers
  • Fashion Photographers
  • Lecturers/Teachers
  • Photographic Assistants
  • Picture Editors
  • Producers
  • Publishers
  • Stylists