• Total units 48 Units
  • Major code PHOM-MAJ
  • Academic career Undergraduate

The Photomedia major focuses on the still image and teaches fundamental techniques such as digital and analogue photography; studio lighting; computer manipulation; and other experimental techniques. It also teaches aspects of video production and public and community art. Students move beyond core photographic competencies and are introduced to the other skills they need to be fully-rounded image-makers in the twenty-first century. Students have access to well equipped colour and black and white darkrooms, a professional lighting studio, a student gallery for exhibitions of art works, generous student work spaces, and specialist research facilities, such as an inkjet research facility for wide format printing on a variety of materials. Graduates go on to be practicing visual artists and photographers, to undertake further study and higher degree research; to work in galleries and museums; to train as teachers or lecturers; to set up their own businesses; or to work in the printing, design and publishing businesses.

This major is restricted to the Bachelor of Visual Arts.

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This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

ARTV1601 Photomedia: Black and White Photography and Camera Skills

ARTV1602 Photomedia: Colour Photography and Digital Skills

ARTV2605 Photomedia: Medium Format Photography and the Fine Print

ARTV2606 Photomedia: Digital Photography and Studio Lighting

ARTV2607 Photomedia: Large Format Photography

ARTV2608 Photomedia: Experimental Processes

ARTV3601 Photomedia: Documentary Project

ARTV3602 Photomedia: Independent Work Proposal


This major is available only to students undertaking the Bachelor of Visual Arts.

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