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BA (Hons) Lens Based Media (Top-Up)

UCAS Institution Code: L42     UCAS Course Code: W641

The BA (Hons) course emphasizes the creative use of Lens Based Media across a

wide range of subject areas. The course encourages the exploration of

contemporary practice and includes critical and contextual modules. Traditional

techniques and practices are investigated alongside digital practice and


Typical Course Structure

Historical and Contextual Studies 2  

Final Major Project Preparation
Business Practice  

Final Major Project  

This is a visual communication course structured to provide a route into

employment in Creative Media, Photography and associated industries. Individual

project briefs enable learners to achieve their full potential using technical

and critical skills relevant to their specific pathways. The BA prepares

learners for a career in the design industry, through the development of design

skills, technical and professional expertise.

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS.

Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the

UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: W641

Study Details

You will study on the Lincoln College Christ Hospital Terrace Campus for the full duration of the course.

Christs Hospital Terrace is a Grade 2 listed building located in close proximity to Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the building is accessible, there are known difficulties for students who require the use of a wheelchair. It is therefore recommended that potential applicants contact the course team to arrange for a more detailed needs assessment to be conducted.

Attend one of our Lincoln College Career Degree Open Days to find out more about our Degree, HNC and HND courses. To register please click here

Applicants are required to obtain the following:

120 credits from Level 5 study within the same and/or a related discipline


GCSE English - Grade C/4 or above

GCSE Maths - Grade C/4 or above

EU and International applicants

NARIC confirmed equivalent of 120 Credits

•IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa.


The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

Practical Assessments
Coursework Portfolios
Written Assessments


On successful completion of Lens Based Media, graduates have a strong set of

practical skills for pursuing a career within the industry.Graduates could also

complete MA courses at an alternative university or pursue a teacher training


Per Academic Year

Home and EU Students - £7999.00

International Students -  £9500.00

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the

remainder of the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for

additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources.There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excessof the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

This course is validated by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are OfS registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution.

For full details and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the T&CS and POLICIES sections which can be found at:

University of Hull

Key Facts

Level:Level 6


Duration:1 Year

Location:Christ's Hospital Terrace

Course Code:HEL0011AA1

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS. To apply for this course please make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course code from the course description.

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