Design

Diploma of Photo Imaging

Cricos Code: 094246M

What is a Diploma of Photo Imaging?

This course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practical experience needed to start your own photography business or land a great job in a photography studio or agency.

Upon graduation you can choose from a variety of different career opportunities such as a Photographer or Assistant Photographer in genres such as: Commercial Photography (for traditional and online media), Advertising/Editorial News and Documentary, Photojournalism, Fashion, Product, Architecture and Interiors, Automotive, Beauty, Wedding, Food, Portrait, Creative Arts, Technician and Photo Editing.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study
Where can I study

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 10 Jun 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years maximum

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Commercial Photography (for traditional and online media)
  • Advertising/Editorial
  • News and Documentary Photojournalism
  • Fashion
  • Product
  • Architecture and Interiors
  • Automotive
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.
"Take advantage of all this course has to offer."
- Jennifere Thompson, Graduate of Diploma of Photo Imaging
Explore all genres in the course. Always strive towards producing your best work. Don’t settle for mediocre, as you will only be letting yourself down. Take the advice from the tutors; and pick their brains, as they’ve all been in your shoes.
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Course Overview

The Diploma of Photo Imaging was designed to provide aspiring photographers with a broad base of generalist Photo Imaging knowledge, skills and experience suitable both for entry‐level employment and/or as a platform for further specialised study at Bachelor level. The course interweaves theory, practice and connection and each of these themes in turn represents distinct modes of thinking, enquiry and knowledge acquisition in relation to photo imaging.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify and explore your own personal style and build a professional portfolio;
  • Explore both still image and video formats
  • Learn real workplace skills so you have the confidence to manage many types of photography assignments from start to finish.

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
FEE HELP
If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
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If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry; Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:  
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design).
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5 (Academic), with no sub score less than 5.0
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
  View full course admission information
If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry; Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:  
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design).
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 5.5 (Academic), with no sub score less than 5.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.
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