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Whether you are keen to pursue photography as a career or creative hobby, our Photo Imaging courses have something for you.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Photo Imaging program is focused on learning practical photographic skills and developing strong industry knowledge.

All of our students produce professional photographic folios, showcasing industry standard skills and a highly developed personal style.

Industry connections and resources

Our teachers are industry professionals who will guide and support you throughout your course of study, providing opportunities to become involved with industry and collaborate with other students in Melbourne Polytechnic’s creative arts network. A series of excursions, visiting speakers, industry-relevant projects and course exhibitions will ensure you are thoroughly prepared for the professional photographic industry.

Employment outcomes

Study Photo Imaging with us and develop your creativity, technical knowledge and business skills, enabling you to freelance or even set up your own photographic studio.

Graduates work in a variety of photo imaging and photographic areas:

  • Advertising Photography
  • Wedding / Portrait Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Professional Image Retouching
  • Digital Image Operators
  • Events / Corporate Photography
  • Media / Documentary Photography
  • Illustrative Photography

If you are keen to develop your photographic eye, we can provide you with some fantastic opportunities for success. Flexible study options are available at both our Fairfield and Prahran campuses.

Courses
Certificate III in Visual Arts
The Certificate III in Visual Arts course is designed to introduce students to a range of art forms and develop skills and confidence in using a range of techniques. The course has a practical hands-on focus where students are provided with highly structured tasks and in-depth instruction by specialist subject teachers.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
The Certificate IV in Visual Arts course is designed to develop and extend skills and knowledge across a range of art forms. The course has a practical hands-on focus where students are provided with structured tasks and in-depth instruction by specialist subject teachers.

Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging
Develop your photographic eye with a qualification recognised as one of the best in the industry. Push the boundaries of creative practice, learn new photographic techniques and how to market yourself – we’ll get you on track to working in the industry today.

Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
The Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development is designed to prepare you to make a smooth transition into a professional practice, working in an industry-related role or in a freelance capacity.

Short Courses
Basic Digital Camera


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