Course Title: Make illustrative photo images for publication and display

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5351 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Title: Make illustrative photo images for publication and display

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 45

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the techniques required to research, conceive, capture and produce a substantial photographic project. The focus of the unit involves each student producing their own photojournalistic narrative in a book format. The unit is taught in conjunction with ‘Prepare images for Prepress Processing’ (CUAPHI514), which concentrates on the output skills to process images and produce a print ready PDF for final production of the book in print.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPHI511 Make illustrative photo images for publication and display


1. Establish project requirements

2. Prepare for shoot

3. Shoot and produce images

4. Wrap up and review shoot

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 
The critical aspects of assessment will give you a good guide to the learning outcomes.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your assessment tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on myRMIT.