Continuing/Adult Education/Further education


Hi I want to retrain as a photographer, I have a BA hons degree in business 2.1 and I'm not sure what my options are, do I have to do a degree in photography or can my degree despite being in a different discipline be used to skip to a higher level qualification? Like an MA? Or PG Dip?

Hello Louise,
In most cases, you would not need a degree to enter the photography industry. Photography is a wide field and you did not specify if you plan to work in the movie industry, open up a portrait business (small business), or work for a studio. Entry-level positions in the industry might include becoming a photography assistant, digital re-toucher, or a production assistant. If you wish to work for yourself, you may not even need a degree in photography. You may want to investigate a degree in graphic design. I suggest that you map out a career path and consider your options and confirm that a degree in photography will be worthwhile (and necessary) in your chosen field.  

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