In this course you’ll develop a comprehensive set of practical photographic and digital imaging skills, combined with photographic theory.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course you’ll develop a comprehensive set of practical photographic and digital imaging skills, combined with photographic theory. You’ll build the skills you need to become an independent image-maker who will graduate with the confidence, creativity and capacity to succeed in the photographic industry anywhere in the world.
You’ll examine the power and meaning of image and its cultural-historical context. You will also be equipped with contemporary network and marketing skills, which will be key to your success as a creative producer.
To expand your skills and knowledge further, you can combine Photography with another major such as Journalism, Web Communication, Graphic Design or Screen Production.
When you’re working in the industry, you can apply to join various industry associations such as Australian Accredited Professional Photographers, CAMS Photographer Accreditation Program or Australian Photographers Association. You will graduate ready for a career in fields such as fashion, journalism, publications, advertising, professional photographic agencies, corporations, art, and government, or you could start your own business as a freelance photographer.
CRICOS Code: 001572M
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Photography
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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There are compulsory on-campus components in this major.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
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