Film and Photography

We have been inspiring and developing leading photographers, film makers, designers, creative practitioners, writers and thinkers since 1843. Whether your passion lies in film production or photography, studying with us could kick-start your career.

  • We are ranked No.9 in the UK for Film Production and Photography in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • Employability is at the forefront of all our courses, and you will have access to our dedicated employability service, the Talent Team, from day one.
  • You will have the opportunity to go on at least one international field trip*. Previous trips have included The International Centre of Photography in New York, Universidad Europea de Madrid in Spain, Karlstad University in Sweden, and Hanze University in the Netherlands.
  • Our media technology pack, tailored to your course, is available to you when you join the school of Media and Performing Arts.
  • Successful graduates have gone on to work in organisations and industries such as the BBC, national radio, advertising agencies, and as photographers, visual artists, picture editors and more.

Our Film and Photography facilities

television studio

Televison Studio

On select courses, you’ll have access to our on-campus TV studio The Tank, with its specialist TV studio equipment, including large cameras, mixing facilities and fibre-optic wiring throughout.

photography suite

The Photography Suite

The photography suite is a superb facility that includes virtual drum scanning, photography studios, black and white print darkrooms, free black and white film processing, and a digital print bureau.

recording equipment

Media Loan Shop

As a student, you’ll have access to Coventry University’s specialist Media Loan Shop. This well-stocked facility offers an extensive range of specialist, professional photography and film equipment.

More than a course

    • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
    • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
    • Staff may be subject to change.
    • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
    • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
    • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
    • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
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Clearing 2022

If you don't meet the requirements to apply for a course this September you could consider applying through Clearing or Adjustment. Clearing is your opportunity to study a subject you love at Coventry University.

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