Glasgow School of Art Programme- Black and White Photography

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Glasgow School of Art Programme- Black and White Photography

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Photography, Studio Art, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The photography course will instruct students in the use of the camera and its primary functions, covering camera handling, exposure control, developing, contact printing and enlarging. The curriculum also places emphasis on the awareness of the full range of possibilities offered at every stage of the creative process; from the initial intention or idea, contact with the subject and the photographic technology, the darkroom techniques, until finally culminating in the presentation of artwork.

    Evaluation and credits

    Assessment of students' work takes place regularly throughout the course on an informal basis and twice during the course on a formal basis. Assessments take the form of individual tutorials and group reviews.

    After the final assessment students will be issued with a letter-band grade in accordance with the University of Glasgow Study Abroad guidelines. The grade will indicate the level of students? performance and the work made during the course.

    Students will receive 10 Scotcat (University of Glasgow) credits which is approximately equivalent to 2.5 US credits.


    • Classes usually run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays 
    • Each class is three-hours long.
    • All teaching is conducted on the Glasgow School of Art campus.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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