Bachelor of Photography

Program code

1186

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$29,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

011454A

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English

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.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

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.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International 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 for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Photography (1186)

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
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information

Additional fee information

Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.