The Diploma in Photography aims to provide students with sound knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the Photography industry. The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with the ability to operate and apply Photography functions within the Photography environment.

The programme equips students with a comprehensive knowledge of photographic or imaging processes, materials and apparatus. On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek entry level positions in the field Photography and Image Processing.

Duration

The programme duration is 3 years on a full-time basis, or 4 years on a part-time basis.

Career fields

Students can pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Freelance Photography
  • Professional Photography
  • Photographic Styling
  • Photographic Technician

Certification

On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a Diploma in Photography.

Admission Requirements

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement, or
  • A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement, or
  • A Senior Certificate (SC), or Amended Senior Certificate (ASC), or
  • An equivalent international school-leaving certificate / foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level, or
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older): o At least five years post-Secondary School experience in the field in which the student wants to study and o Proof of English language proficiency and o Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption

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