Photography Studies College - Melbourne, Victoria

Diploma of Photography and Photoimaging

Course Code CUA50915 - 6 MTHS FT study

VTAC COURSE CODE: 9100110034 The next step in your journey – the Diploma at PSC builds on your previous studies. You continue to explore digital processing, workflow and retouching, contemporary technique, colour management, video and studio lighting. While exploring a range of industry specific projects and briefs you will develop and produce a creative body of professional folio work that reflects your own style and vision. Delivered over 6 months of intensive full time study a strong focus will be working in the studio. Industry practice studio lighting is built on and expanded further as you learn to explore and push your creative potential.

  • a body of creative folio work
  • researching and applying photo imaging trends
  • using colour mangement in the digital imaginig enviorement
  • inovation in producing a range of digital images
  • visual communication
  • digital retouching
  • video
  • producing a range of photographic genre images
  • portraiture
  • illustrative photography
  • business practice
  • a mirrorless camera and a laptop
  • a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud for photographers (student discount)
  • a personal hard drive

Kick start your photography career with our real-world focus and course outcomes. You will build your industry knowhow and best practice through visual and technical literacy, ongoing image feedback, problem solving scenarios and collaborative learning. You are encouraged to connect with industry through awards, networks, mentors, exhibitions and your industry expert teaching team. You may find work as a photographer or photographic assistant in areas including social media content, commercial, editorial, wedding and portrait photography.

These courses are part of a sequence beginning with satisfactory completion of the Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging leading to the Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging. Graduates who complete the Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging may apply for exemptions in the PSC Bachelor of Photography. These courses are recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP).

Course commencement

Mid Year Intake Commences: Monday 16 July 2018

2019 Intake commeces: Monday 18 February 2019

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

To secure your place, simply pay an enrolment fee of $200.

Then choose either of these options:


Are you eligible for the Victorian Skills First Program?

Go to this website and check your eligibility now.

If you are eligible, your tuition fee is $4,990 - and can be paid off monthly, fortnightly or weekly using our student direct debit service.


Looking to pay your own fees?

Your tuition fee is $10,300 - and can be paid off monthly, fortnightly or weekly using our student direct debit service.

Scholarships are available for eligible participants.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Photography Studies College

65 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
Australia: 03 9682 3191
International: 61 3 9682 3191

Courses recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography Photography
Studies College (Melbourne) is a division of Photography Holdings Pty. Ltd
ACN 005 525 306 | ABN 58 860 041 097 | CRICOS Provider no: 00257G | TEQSA Provider no: PRV12200 | RTO Code: 0111