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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Photojournalist, Commercial Photographer, Editor or Content Creator, working in Advertising Photography, Portraiture, Image Management, or Domestic and Artistic Photography, this course is for you.

The Photography course is perfect for students who want to develop their technical and practical understanding and work in professional photography. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working within many sectors of the industry including photojournalism, commercial, documentary and mobile photography.

You will undertake fundamental units in photographic technologies, portraiture, commercial photography, post-production, mobile photography, documentary, photojournalism, alongside units in media platforms and creative entrepreneurship.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. With the opportunity to create a capstone project and undertake industry placement, students will leave the course with a well-rounded understanding of the photographic industry, both in Australia and overseas.


→ Create, develop and produce documentary, mobile and commercial photography

→ Develop an in-depth understanding of the creative and technical production elements for
professional photographic practice

→ Get valuable insight into the photography industry from experienced teachers

→ Develop your own portfolio of photographic content

→ Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

→ Study in our world-class creative spaces and classrooms across four campuses or study online

→ Get real-life experience through 60 hours of industry placement in the Bachelor course



Study options

Full Time (2 Trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,86,966) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


George Street Campus

2/156 George Street,



3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 Trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,86,966) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,



3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry

Applicants must submit a folio of approximately 10 photographic images taken over the last year, using any tools and software. This folio should demonstrate the applicant’s photographic range, capacity, and general areas of interest.

Applicants are required to successfully complete VCAL, VCE, IB, or state/international Year 12 equivalent. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age

→ The Diploma can be used as a pathway into the Bachelor degree

→ There are no ATAR minimum or subject requirements


About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students