About the course

About the course

Our photography and photo imaging course will help you discover your passion for the visual image. During the course you'll develop a wide range of technical skills in photography and photo imaging, including lighting, image capture, process, enhancement, manipulation and output.

As a professional you'll go on to work in a variety of settings, including the media, retail, commercial, portrait, wedding and art photography.

You'll gain skills in how to use a digital camera, apply technical, theoretical and historical knowledge of photography, and develop creative concepts and solutions in response to a client brief.

You'll cover topics including:

  • interpreting a brief
  • colour
  • storage and maintainence of finished work
  • industry knowledge
  • history 
  • creative thinking 

You can take this course as part of a dual qualification with the Certificate IV in Design.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


January and July

Full time: 6 months

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of this course you may wish to pursue career opportunities in a range of professional areas such as retail, commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography.

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Entry and Academic Requirements


International students must have an Australian Year 11, or international equivalent with a pass.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements


A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

Applying


International students please apply through:

  1. an authorised representative in your country
  2. a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition
  3. or direct to Box Hill Institute

See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.

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Pathways & Accreditation


After successful completion, you can apply for entry into the Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging. If you study this course as part of a dual qualification with Diploma of Graphic Design you may apply for entry into the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design with an aim to use it as a pathway to further study in a university degree program.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

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Fees


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
International Fee$11,000.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$297.50
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Creative Design Hub

Box Hill Institute’s Creative Design Hub provides first-class leadership by showcasing best practices, support, and training in the vibrant world of design. The space offers photography and graphic design students the ability to collaborate with aspiring fashion designers, and includes sewing rooms, patternmaking tables, CAD rooms and a photographic studio. 

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