The nature, ethos and philosophy of the department

The bachelor’s degree programme in photography spans three academic years during which students are offered an opportunity to become proficient in the use of photographic equipment and acquire knowledge of contemporary art and the operating mechanisms of the art world, which together provide a sufficient foundation for implementing multifaceted creative photography-based creative projects.

How study is organized

The orientation of the curriculum is geared to analysis and practical application of visual communication and camera-based works. Studies are multidisciplinary, encompassing traditional photographic technologies and digital photo processing, independent and supervised creative projects and the history and theory of photography and art. The curriculum deals with the possible applications of photography in the context of contemporary art and audiovisual culture. The curriculum assigns an important role to identification and creation of visual tropes, composition of a pictorial space influenced by colour and light and the meaning of photography.