36 months
29000 AUD/year
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Turn your interest in photography into a career, learning photographic techniques alongside professional practices with the Bachelor of Design (Photography) from Curtin University.

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This major gives you the opportunity to develop your creative skills and explore pathways to careers in our ever-increasing visual world.

The Bachelor of Design (Photography) from Curtin University examines the interchanges between design, editorial and fine art photography. This approach will enable you to develop your own practice to a standard of excellence across multiple platforms.

You’ll study histories and theories of photography and explore experimental approaches to the medium through lectures, tutorials, studio workshops and gallery visits.


  • Photographic artist / artist
  • Photojournalist
  • Commercial photographer
  • Creative director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Photography Core Principles
  • Image Design Culture
  • Photography Contexts and Practice
  • Photography Studio Processes
  • Image Concepts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 098137F

Curtin University welcomes applications from International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students. You’re eligible to apply to Curtin if you have:

  • achieved a full IB Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points in six subjects.
  • fulfilled Curtin University’s English proficiency requirements.
  • fulfilled the course prerequisite requirements, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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