Bachelor of Photography

Program code

1186

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

14

OP 2019

68

Rank 2019

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

Why choose 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.

Majors

  • Advertising Photography
  • Documentary Photography
  • Photographic Art Practice

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Photography program is offered full-time and on-campus at South Bank.

Student Income Support

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.

My career opportunities

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.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Photography (1186)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2019 Fee Band 28.5 $356.25 $28,500.00
FEE-HELP

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.

Further information

Additional fee information

Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.