OR VET qualification
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.
Since its invention, photography has transformed the way that people see themselves and the way we communicate. Whether you want to be a journalist, work in creative advertising or practice as a fine artist, this degree will help you achieve your goals.
You will combine conceptual, critical and creative processes to generate your own distinctive photographic vision. You will also be introduced to the craft, politics, philosophy, language and ethics of photography.
You will have access to analogue and digital facilities. You will also have the opportunity to learn through a specialist work integrated learning experience in a small creative community atmosphere.
In your first year, you will combine photographic courses, studio practice and art theory. You will receive a thorough grounding in the practice of photography and in developing your conceptual and craft skills. In your second and third years, you will focus on your chosen major.
The Bachelor of Photography program is offered full-time and on-campus at South Bank.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
You will be prepared to work anywhere in the world in advertising and design, fine art and public art, or news, photojournalism and documentary photography.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 29.5||$368.75||$29,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 28.5||$356.25||$28,500.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.
Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.