Course Title: Concepts & Photography

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 021010

Program: C5041

Course Title: Concepts & Photography

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 48.0

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


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills, knowledge and attitudes required for planning and implementing photographic ideas and analysing images.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5787C Integrate colour theory and design processes in response to a brief

National Competency Codes and Titles


Concepts & Photography


VBS790/1 Describe the range of photographic styles and genres.

VBS790/2 Use critical language in relation to photographic imagery.

VBS790/3 Establish working criteria for personal technique.

VBS790/4 Analyse photographic imagery against accepted ideas of the specific field of

VBS790/5 Evaluate a photographic image in terms of its purpose.

VBS790/6 Apply genres or style to picture taking.

VBS790/7 Apply key elements of composition and design to picture taking.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment involves the progressive evaluation of photographic images, oral presentations and the submission of a folio of photographic images at the end of semester.