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Turn your passion for photography into a successful career in the creative industries

Explore everything from lighting to art direction, enjoy insights from a line-up of industry names and present your work at exhibitions in London. You will investigate the communication of ideas, opinion, comment, reportage, analysis and meaning through the medium of photography.

Photography at Middlesex

Learn from and be supported by our committed staff, who have a broad range of professional expertise in photography in areas including digital imaging technology, editorial portraiture and reportage, and fashion.

Our staff are specialist practitioners, including renowned photography artist and film director Professor Richard Billingham.

Our award winning BA gives you the tools, opportunities and inspiration to explore the world we live in now and our postgraduate course gives you the opportunity to take this even further.

Studying Photography at Middlesex University

Lecturers from our photography degree give you a quick introduction to what it's like studying at Middlesex University.

  • Salad Days: Photography Festival

    Salad Days is a collective of work from our final year BA photography students. Take a look at the bespoke site.

  • MDX Art and Design degree show

    Meet Photography alumni (and semi-professional footballer!) Scott Thomas, who talks through his final year project centred around 'alternative living'.

Our Photography courses at a glance

1st in London

overall for Film Production and Photography (Guardian League Table, 2019).

Award-winning BA course

We've received 'best individual student exhibition award' in 2016, 2018 and 2019 at Free Range, the largest graduate showcase in Europe.

Support for your career

You'll learn from expert staff and have access to some of the best photographic facilities in the UK, helping you to realise your creative vision and prepare for your career in industry.

Photography facilities

As a photography student you will work in a broad range of studios and facilities, including four professional studios.

Explore all our Art and Design facilities
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MDX alumna's image for National Portrait Gallery and Duchess of Cambridge Hold Still project goes viral

Did you know that an MDX photography alumna is behind a defining image of Britain's resilience in the face of the pandemic?

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Arts and Creative Industries degree show

Middlesex University's 2019 Arts and Creative Industries degree show drew crowds to a buzzing Private View at the Old Truman Brewery, and there were further big attendances at a series of events over its four-day run.

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Middlesex Photography student has won a Free Range Photography Best Student award

Jennifer Forward-Hayter, who embraces documentary photography and performance art, wins solo exhibition, bursaries and mentoring.

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