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MFA Photography (eLearning)

Master of Fine Arts

Study for an MFA in Photography anywhere in the world with this new and innovative eLearning course.

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  • MFA Photography (eLearning)

    This innovative online MFA Photography course has adopted a collaborative approach in order to make our award winning MFA accessible for photographers working anywhere around the world. The course is designed so that you can work at your own pace, in your own time and wherever you choose to study. 

    The course brings together practicing photographers from Europe, North America and Asia to develop new approaches to contemporary photographic practice and expand your visual vocabulary. You will have a virtual peer and mentor group in addition to online seminars and annual master classes on three continents.

    Our photography school has been profiled by the British Journal of Photography as one of the most significant photography schools in Europe. Graduates of MFA Photography work internationally across various sectors of the industry including; book, gallery, web and magazine. The course develops your ability to continually challenge photography's place within contemporary society and the way we photograph now.

    The teaching team consists of practising photographers, artists and theorists who exhibit and publish internationally. These include members of the prestigious Magnum photo agency, Martin Parr and Donovan Wylie, Northern Irish artists Professors Wilie Doherty and Paul Seawright and Dr KayLynn Deveney, Ken Grant, Clare Gallagher, Ailbhe Greaney and Peter Neill. The course is complemented by international guest lectures by leading photographers, historians, curators and writers. Close links with photographic galleries and photography festivals helps students to build networks and professional practice.

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  • Course lectures and visiting presentations are available online and critiques, tutorials and seminars are conducted using the most recent technology – replicating the studio environment. Students interact with each other sharing work and discussing portfolios in online sessions led by faculty and internationally recognised professionals. This is a 4 semester course with the option to graduate after 3 semesters with an MA in Photography.