Diploma in Professional Photography

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The Diploma in Professional Photography aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the professional photography industry.


The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with the relevant academic exposure, visual literacy, practical skills and professional attitudes as is appropriate to this market area.


On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek careers in freelance, contract or permanent staff within photography based companies of varying sizes. The graduates will be competent in the fields of commercial, fine art and documentary photography which will include black and white photography and printmaking, studio lighting, digital photography and related photo editing processes.


Skills & Requirements

– A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement – A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement – Amended Senior Certificate (ASC) – Diploma endorsement – A Senior Certificate (SC) – Foreign School leaving Certificate that complies with minimum admission requirements for Diploma study as gazetted by the Matriculation Board (Equivalency evaluation is completed with the Matriculation Board) – RPL /CAT ( as per admission policy) – Age Exemption (23 years or older as per admission policy)

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Cape Town|Johannesburg

Full time on campus

3 Years

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