Course Title: Photography Major Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Photography Major Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students use the techniques, concepts and skills acquired in previous photography courses to produce a body of work of personal photographs/images that apply the knowledge of photography as a fine art discipline.
This course focuses on digital practice, with camera use and lighting techniques incorporated into digital studio outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5609 - Photography Level 2

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS678 Photography Major Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced technical understanding and use of camera equipment and materials.
2. Select, explore and apply a range of materials, techniques and  processes used in the production of digital photographic images.
3. Adopt selectively contemporary issues and theory in photography.
4. Use photography effectively as a form of visual expression and articulation.
5. Incorporate personal philosophy and concerns as a basis for the production of art works to create a personal body of work.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.