Shortest full-time duration
Helping you to get a head start in your photography and photo imaging career, at Swinburne we combine practical skills with traditional learning. This course will teach you the commercial, artistic and technical aspects of photography while providing the business skills you'll need to manage your own photography business.
At the end of your course you'll have a professional portfolio and will be able to gain employment in a range of industry contexts, including commercial, domestic portrait, media, wedding, illustrative, institutional and art photography. Graduates will also be prepared to progress to degree qualifications in photo imaging practice.
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This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. For more information refer to the Design group.
The qualification may lead to a career in photography.
Successful completion of this course may also allow you to progress to another qualification with advanced standing. Learn more about pathways.
Applicants with relevant qualifications and/or work experience will be offered entry to the Diploma. All other applicants who satisfy the selection criteria will be offered entry to the Certificate IV. On successful completion of the Certificate IV students can progress to the Diploma.
CUA41115 - Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging
CUA50915 - Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging