What will I learn?

Deakin’s Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography) combines practical skills development through access to world class equipment and facilities, with knowledge of photographic history, theory and contemporary practices.

Be immersed through a variety of learning experiences including lectures, tutorials, online materials, studio workshops, fieldwork, guest speakers, gallery visits, collaborative projects, student exhibitions and industry internships, and gain direct access to leaders in the field.

You’ll experiment with creative approaches to develop fine art and commercial photography skills with an emphasis on achieving high levels of production. Core studies are complemented by work with digital technologies and other creative arts disciplines, ensuring you develop your individual voice and graduate confident for a professional career in photography.

Course structure:

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography) a student must complete 24 credit points including:

8 common core units (totalling 12 credit points)

4 Photography discipline units

2 course electives

6 electives

no more than 10 credit points at level 1

A minimum of 6 credit points at level 3

Academic Integrity AAI018

Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Career outcomes:

Photography graduates are equipped to pursue careers as professional practitioners throughout the arts and commercial sectors. Our graduates have moved into careers in a range of fields such as:

arts education

curatorial and gallery roles

event and sports photography

fashion and portraiture

independent fine arts practice

product photography.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Education

CRICOS

077371C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,600.00 (US$ 23,577) per year
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.

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

Application deadline

20 February 2022

More details

Start date

7 March 2022, 11 July 2022

Venue

Geelong Waterfront Campus

1 Gheringhap Street,

GEELONG,

Victoria,

3220, GEELONG, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,600.00 (US$ 23,577) per year
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.

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

Application deadline

20 February 2022

More details

Start date

7 March 2022, 11 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Deakin University

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in: a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience. Other English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS: Overall 6.0, no band less than 6.0; TOEFL (PBT) score of 550 Writing 4.5; TOEFL Internet Based: 65 Writing 21; CPE: 169 no band less than 169; CAE: 169 no band less than 169; PTE: 52-57 No less than 50 in each skill.

For international students

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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  • Among top 1% of international universities in 24 study areas
  • Best in student satisfaction in Victoria for ten years
  • Top 50 young university globally (QS)
  • Offers a curriculum that is practical and industry-informed

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