The Faculty of Photography is a unique phenomenon in the Russian educational system. In Europe almost every university has a media department that provides education in photography, however in Russia only IGUMO has a faculty which graduates bachelors in this art.
Nowadays this profession offers great job opportunities. Highly qualified specialists are required almost in every sphere of life:
- Advertising agencies,
- Fashion business,
- Contemporary art,
- Photodesign etc.
The curriculum consists of not only practical photography skills in sport, fashion, still life, landscape, travel, wedding and other photography directions, but also history of Arts, history of world and Russian photography, different styles of art, technical photography information, composition, lighting, multimedia-art-collaboration, art-management etc.
We also have a number of practical projects that develop our students’ abilities, encourage them to work in teams and to acquire knowledge and skills in real life professional situations. These projects are Like Education, DOCA, Cultural enrichment, Photography workshop and others. Every year we launch new projects that reflect the actual business situation.
Moreover the students of the Faculty of Photography learn how to express their emotions and how to see life through a camera lens. We nurture the talent of our students and reinforce it by giving professional knowledge and developing practical skills.
The Faculty of Photography at IGUMO is the best way to get professional knowledge and skills in photography.