Photography at Deakin University is focused on creative, critical or professional practice, giving students the opportunity to develop their artistic, academic or professional aspirations.
Why study Photography at Deakin?
Get ready for your new career
Students develop practical skills in a range of professional analog and digital photographic formats, darkroom and studio environments as well as the application of photographic imagery in virtual and collaborative environments at a global level. The course will build your expertise and competencies in the areas of exhibition, portfolio creation, project management, visual communication and online collaboration. You will learn both chemical and digital imaging in diverse photographic formats in professionally equipped facilities
Learn from the best
You will work alongside academics who are expert active media practitioners, and with visiting, special guest and casual academic staff. Collaboration across disciplines, and opportunities to undertake internships and international study enable you to develop multiple skills and expertise for professional practice and entrepreneurship, and prepare you for the opportunities and challenges of photography, media and the creative industries.
Career and Industry
Students are strongly encouraged to experiment, research and develop their own conceptual and aesthetic sensibilities. The work undertaken at third-year level this is applicable to exhibition, installation, multimedia, and collaborative productions and provides a strong basis for further postgraduate studies and professional practice.
Photography is a global, pervasive visual culture practiced in journalism, fine art, social media, fashion, advertising, cinema and web design, and serves diverse purposes in science, medicine, criminology, anthropology, travel and tourism.
What can I study?
|Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees|
|Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography)||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Bachelor of Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Diploma of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Certificate of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Research degree - Doctor of Philosophy||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Research degree - Master of Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
For VCE students:
TOPSHOTS Photography Prize
Left: Alison talks about her research project regarding photography, surface and augmented reality.