University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland


The course enables students to explore practice of photography and digital imaging either as separate or combined disciplines. Students address technological; practical; and theoretical questions alongside social issues and debates enabling them to challenge and contextualise their production

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in relevant subject; candidates with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules include: Stage 1:photography: self-negotiated project 1, research; critical studies: revisiting photography theory. Stage 2: photography: self-negotiated project 2, portfolio; critical studies: issues in contemporary photographic practice. Stage 3: photography: exhibition; critical studies: research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is mainly on individual programmes of work, together with essays and reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,180 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 225 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sunderland SR1 3SD North East

Key information

Student Helpline
Telephone number: 
0191 515 3000