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Master's Degree in Photography
Study Photography at Aalto!
The Master's Degree in Photography at Aalto University in Finland is an education programme which aims to strengthen students' artistic vision, expression, and professional skills.
Aalto's 2-year Masters in Photography focuses on photography as an independent, multiartistic form of expression, and on the development of conceptual, research-oriented thinking. Students enrolled in this Masters in Photography are able to deepen their previous studies in photography, and also to specialise in the aspect of photography of their choice.
The education curriculum of this Masters in Photography is made up of theoretical studies, seminars, workshops, lectures, and personal tutoring. It includes a diverse range of approaches to photography, from practical to conceptual.
Before completing the Masters in Photography, students are required to submit a thesis. Upon completion of the Master's Degree in Photography, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of photography, or may continue their studies toward a PhD in photography.
Suitability and application
Applicants to the Master's Degree Programme in Photography must be proficient in the language of study, whether English, Finnish, or Swedish, and possess an appropriate Bachelor´s degree or an equivalent qualification. For more details, request more information from Aalto University.
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Degree and diploma
Upon completion of the Masters in Photography programme, students will be awarded with a Master of Arts from Aalto University.
The freedom to succeed at Aalto University
Aalto University offers more than 90 degree programs in Finland, with degrees in the fields of art, design and architecture, business, and technology.
By merging Finland’s premier business, technology, and art and design universities in 2010, the resulting institution, Aalto University, envisions a future that is international, multi-disciplinary, and full of opportunities. Based in both Helsinki and Espoo, Aalto University students are able to take advantage of what the city offers as well as being integrated into the biggest technology hub in the Nordic countries.
Aalto University in Finland is made up of 6 schools offering top quality education and degree programs in their respective fields.
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
The main focus points in research are in design, digital media, audiovisual communication, art, visual culture, architectural solutions of wellbeing and community as well as city planning. The school prepares its students to work as competent professionals in the fields of art, architecture, design, media, film, television and scenography.
School of Business
Aalto business school in Finland is globally acclaimed for its research and education that trains strong leaders and visionary professionals who influence the society. We offer bachelor’s, master's, licentiate's and doctoral degrees in economics and business administration.
School of Chemical Technology
The School of Chemical Technology at Aalto University combines natural sciences and engineering, offering courses in biotechnology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, and forest technology.
School of Electrical Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering ties electrical engineering, natural sciences and information technology together with eight departments as well as the Metsähovi Radio Observatory and the Micronova Centre for Micro and Nanotechnology, established in cooperation with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
School of Engineering
Aalto University's School of Engineering operates in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional studies, real estate economics, geomatics, energy and HVAC technology, mechanical engineering, applied mechanics, structural engineering and building technology, and civil and environmental engineering.
School of Science
The fields of computing and modelling, materials physics, energy science, software and media technologies, technology-based business and enterprising as well as brain research and imaging technologies account for a large share of the research and teaching conducted by the seven departments.