A unique major that combines production and critical analysis of still images. It encourages students to become critically aware of visual languages, and at the same time explore creative approaches to photography.
Availability & Campus
Students are required to complete the following eleven units (165 credit points):
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|VIS1303||Introduction to Drawing||15|
|PHO2140||Context and the Choreographed Image||15|
|PHO1125||Camera Work and Lighting||15|
|PHO2102||Photomedia Aesthetics and Histories||15|
|VIS1401||Contemporary Art: Exploring Body, Time and Place||15|
|PHO2201||Images and Narratives||15|
|CCA2150||Identity and Culture||15|
|Plus, students are required to complete one unit from the following (15 credit points):|
|PHO3201 ^||Photojournalism and Editorial Practice||15|
|PHO3316 ^||Landscape: Space and Place||15|
|PHO3320 ^||International photojournalism and documentary photography||30|
NOTE: PHO3320 is run in Bangladesh and for Summer School only. This unit is subject to quota, by application and invitation only. Please contact the unit set coordinator for more information.
^ Core Option
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
- Adapt specialised knowledge and skills to create and implement a variety of photomedia content in projects to encompass diverse contexts, styles, and genres.
- Demonstrate initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving, and decision making processes to manage the workflow of digital photomedia projects in accordance with industry demands.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in depth of the specialised equipment and materials in relation to the principles of photomedia production.
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning through reflective analysis in relation to addressing the requirements of professional photomedia practice.
- Exercise critical thinking and judgement to identify and solve problems when utilising photographic equipment and materials in order to creatively present projects.
- Integrate technical, theoretical, and interpretive perspectives to the production and consumption of photomedia in a range of genres.
- Review, analyse, and synthesise knowledge to identify relevant content in order to develop, refine, and present photomedia projects.
- Successfully communicate knowledge and ideas through the production of professional photomedia content using practical and conceptual skills.
This major prepares students for work in a number of areas that involve photography.
Possible future job titles
Photographer, Photojournalist, Photo Editor, Commercial Illustrative Photographer, Commercial Industrial Photographer, Photographic Artist