BA (Honours) in Photography with New Media

CAO Code: MT822

Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)

Course Fee:

Location: This course is based in the Envision Centre, Sober Lane, Cork City.

Unique Course & Location

The BA (Hons) Photography with New Media, captures a unique balance of the practice and theory of photography, video and digital media. You will learn the technical, professional and business skills required to set up, run successful projects and work in the media Industries.

The course is run in its own building uniquely situated near the river Lee in Cork City, overlooking Sober Lane. It is self-contained with its own dedicated large studio spaces, specialist equipment store and up to date hardware and software.

* There is no portfolio requirement for this course. 


What is the course about?

The BA (Hons) in Photography with New Media is an exciting new programme with a distinct professional emphasis. It blends photography, video and new media to prepare students to work creatively and flexibly in a variety of photography, video and media related areas.

The photography, video and media industry covers a diverse range of professional activity from PR, portrait, and wedding photography to such specialist fields as sports, advertising and fashion. 


Other specialist areas include clinical, forensic, architectural, equestrian and theatre photography.

Photographers can be employed directly by companies or work as freelance professionals. There is hardly a social activity that does not require the services of a photographer in some way, and industry professionals all acknowledge the shift that requires them to be proficient in both still and moving image capture, as well as in all of the associated post-production work.

What will you be doing?

You will be using the latest and most up-to-date photography, video and media industry software and hardware. You will gain first-hand experience of the realities of the photography profession through an extended professional placement in the third year of the programme.


Why do this course?

  • This programme prepares you to work as a professional maker of still and moving images
  • You will develop the creative, technical and analytical skills required for the photography, video and media industry
  • You will learn how to use a wide range of traditional and emerging photography, video and media equipment and technologies
  • You will gain first-hand professional experience through an extended professional placement

Career Opportunities

 Advertising Photography Sports Photography Video Production Fashion Photography Events Photographer Architectural Photography Clinical and Forensic Photographer Videographer  Short Film Maker Motion Graphics Producer Video Post-Producer Video Technician Entrepreneur and much more.



Course Enquiries:
Albert Walsh
+353 21 433 5247

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