Why choose this course?
Focus on further enhancing your career in photography. This course will build upon your knowledge in a variety of photographic genres, including domestic, commercial, scientific and artistic creativity.
During your studies you will develop skills in research, illustration, exhibition photography, close up and studio photography. You will also gain expertise in current trends in the rapidly evolving aspects of digital imaging and traditional practice.
Studying photography is exciting and can open doors to a wide number of career opportunities. On completion of your qualification, you can work as a professional photographer in a variety of fields such as commercial, domestic, documentary, portrait and artistic photography. You can also find employment in a studio or set up your own business.
Our lecturers are closely involved with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and other professional bodies, and you’ll be encouraged to participate in events at both a state and national level. A large number of our students, past and present have taken up membership with these professional bodies who only accept industry competent practitioners as members.
You can choose to study this course at the diploma level or the two year pathway to complete the advanced diploma.
- Freelance Photographer
- Portrait Photographer
A Folio is required for this course. For up to date information on folio requirements please refer to our website: tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/folio-requirements.
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of CUA50920 Diploma of Photography and Digital Imaging is required for entry into this course.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.