TAFE Queensland

Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

CUA50915TAFE Queensland
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1 yearfull-time
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Why study this course

Take your career in photography to the next level with this advanced course. You'll be qualified to work as a commercial photographer or printmaker across a diverse range of disciplines in the creative industries. You will get the transferable skills to work in portrait, wedding, commercial, documentary, editorial, landscape or fashion photography, or pursue a career as a visual artist. This course will give you the specialised training to communicate through visual images; produce images for publication and display; build and launch a small business website; and financially plan and market a small business. Our teaching staff are the best in the business and will give you the one-on-one guidance needed to prepare you for the future of the industry. Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a commercial photographer or printmaker. It will also give you the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.

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This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

Students must have the conceptual, technical and organisational skills to use a range of professional digital and/or film cameras and accessories to produce a folio of photo imaging work.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Nambour
  • South Bank

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE Queensland can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE Queensland's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Find out more about this course

Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingCUA50915

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging