Photography and Photo Imaging (Certificate IV)

Melbourne Polytechnic Australia

Cricos: 00724G

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The award
Certificate IV

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 9400 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 12500 per year

All study options

About Photography and Photo Imaging at Melbourne Polytechnic

Sharpen your focus

The Certificate IV in Photography and Photo imaging develops students’ skills in a wide range of photographic disciplines in the first 12 months of study. This includes Image Capture, Studio and Location Lighting, DSLR Video, Darkroom (Fairfield campus only), Digital Printing, Image Enhancement, Styling and Exhibition. We provide the excellent facilities and resources so you can build a comprehensive folio.

Additionally, you know you’re in good hands with the three-time winner of the Institute of the Year Award, in the AIPP – Australian Professional Photography Awards.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificate IVHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 9400 per yearInternational course feesAUD 12500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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