Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102490F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

A Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging develops your technical and conceptual skills, beginning with the essentials. The course typically covers a variety of photographic directions and styles. With a focus on practical experience including camera skills, lighting, image manipulation and studio management, this diploma offers the knowledge required to start a business, or work in a photography studio or agency.

This course will give you a broad base of generalist photography and photo imaging knowledge and experience. Interweaving theory and practice, you will gain skills in using software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Premiere, and equipment, such as DSLR cameras, studio lighting and video rigs. You’ll explore both still-image and video formats and learn real workplace procedures, so you have the confidence to manage many types of photography projects from start to finish. With exercises grounded in industry practice and access to studio spaces, you can refine your skills and experiment with different techniques. Guided by lecturers who are professional photographers, you’ll identify and explore your own personal style.

Learning outcomes

Work with equipment and lighting to enhance your photography.
Learn to think visually and explore concept development within your photography.
Gain hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment and software.
Understand the importance of workflow and develop post-production skills.

Career opportunities

The work you produce will help build your professional portfolio to impress clients or potential employers. Combine your expertise as a photographer with your passions and interests to build a career in photography for advertising, documentary, wedding, food, portraits, fashion, architecture, or beauty, at an agency, in a studio or working for yourself.

Career paths

Sports Photographer
Photojournalist
Wedding Photographer
Fashion Photographer
Commercial Photographer
Photo Editor/Retoucher

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,587 Per Year
Read moreIndicative Total Course Tuition Fees: 30,880
31 Oct 2022 18 months
Read more18 months full time, 2 years part time, 12 months accelerated

Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
20,587 Per Year
Read moreIndicative Total Course Tuition Fees: 30,880
31 Oct 2022 18 months
Read more18 months full time, 2 years part time, 12 months accelerated

Self study / online (with attendance)
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 5.5 with no skills band less than 5.0; Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 525; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 46-59 (minimum 14 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 43 (no skill score <35); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 162, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced; Occupational English Test (OET): D.

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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