Ma in documentary photography

01 Year  
Tuition fee
14100 GBP
Course Type
Full Time
Application Fee

Course Information

The University is world-renowned for the study of Documentary Photography and this distinctive MA offers a contemporary and lively engagement with the subject, ranging from reportage to fine art. You will also engage with international visiting speakers and our cohort of scholars undertaking PhDs in photography as part of our photography research centre.

Campus Information

Campus Information Cardiff Campus Cardiff is right in the city centre – the perfect home for our creative industries students. We’ve just finished a new phase of investment and development, so we can offer even more specialist facilities for you to develop your creative work in a professional environment. You’ll also find study spaces, the library and the SU – all in the one impressive building.

Minimum Requirement

Minimum English Language Requirements English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90) Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90 Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86 Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83 Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79 Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73 Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65 Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58 Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50 Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43 Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36 Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

job Opportunities

Job Opportunity Potential USW's documentary photography masters is particularly popular among those wishing to pursue a career in documentary production and research, photographic exhibition, publishing, teaching or journalism. Recent graduates have regularly exhibited their work and several now teach in higher education. A number are also undertaking PhD study. The documentary photography course has an eminent list of alumni now working within the photographic industry, including freelance photographers and those who have set up their own businesses. Graduates can also progress to a PhD or research degree. Our Careers and Employability Service As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.