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Photography and moving images as a critical practice

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Summer Term 2022

About the course

The course presents theoretical and practical foundations for different ways of working in and understanding the artistic field of photography and moving image as a critical practice. During the course, the students work independently and in groups under supervision. Teaching is conducted in the form of lectures, seminars and own work. The course is also conducted in such a way that sustainability is made visible as an aspect of the artistic practice and attention is also paid to it both theoretically and practically. Supervision takes place continuously during the course, individually and in groups. In seminar form, the artistic work carried out during the course is discussed and presented.

Please note that you apply for the course partly on and partly by sending 3-5 work samples to the Academy of Fine Arts. More information about it and about the course can be found on the Academy's website

Application and eligibility

Photography and moving images as a critical practice, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Summer Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


6 June 2022


19 August 2022

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements for bachelor's level studies and approved work samples.


Selection among qualified applicants is based upon submitted work samples. Application is made in two steps. Step 1: through the national online application service Step 2: send work samples to Umeå Academy of Fine Arts according to the instructions at

Application code



Application deadline was 15 March 2022. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 91,125

Total fee

SEK 91,125

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Contactperson for the course is:
Umeå Academy of Fine Arts