Images are powerful and cross cultural boundaries. Make a career of bringing your unique perspective to the world. Career paths include:
- Cinema and web design
- Fine art
- Graphic design
- Social media
- Visual communication design
Undergraduate (your first degree)
An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any credit for prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor’s and bachelor’s with honours are all undergraduate degrees.
Postgraduate (further study)
A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.
Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)
Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.
Applications for the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography) include submission of a folio of work. Download our brochure with a step-by-step guide and application information.
CAPTURE photography prize
Are you a photography enthusiast studying VCE or emerging artist aged 17 – 25? Why not submit your work into ‘Capture’ to see where your talent could lead you?
Finalists will participate in ‘Capture’ the exhibition at The Project Space – Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus. This gives you the opportunity to have your work showcased in a professional environment.
Research with us
Got a great insight into the world of photography that no-one’s thought of before? Take on a higher degree by research with us.
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Special guest photographers
You’ll get to work alongside academics who are expert active media practitioners, as well as with visiting, special guest and casual academic staff.
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