This programme comprises 120 credits.
Why do you study at UCOL and this programme? Because we are here to help achieve your dream!
You have award winning, industry experience lecturers available to give face to face feedback making sure you are on the right track for improvement. Having smaller classes makes a difference in regards to you receiving quality instruction Step by step they take you through what is working and what requires improvement. When critiquing your work, we can read your expressions and see your body language to help us understand what is being perceived. Additionally, excellent wellbeing and educational support systems, community and Industry connections. Have a look through the content and make sure this course is for you – it is always important to be in a programme where you want to thrive – it makes learning a pleasure.
UCOL's New Zealand Diploma in Photography Level 5 is a one-year diploma followed by the New Zealand Diploma in Photography Level 6.
Photographic Practice 1A - Solving visual problems through idea-generation, composition, lighting, use of equipment,image processing and presentation.
Digital production 1A - Introduction to skills and knowledge in communicating visual ideas, through understanding digital imaging technology. (Photoshop, Bridge and Indesign)
Photographic Practice 1B - Develop knowledge and skills in solving visual problems through idea generation, composition, and lighting using digital imaging technology.
Digital production 1B - Skills and knowledge in communicating visual ideas, through understanding digital imaging technology.
Photographic Communication 1C - History of photography - technological, social and political approaches. Explore cultural and artistic ideas, and identify photographic practitioners and differentiate their stylistic approaches.
Photographic Industry & Business 1C - Understanding of the professional photographic environment. Develop a broad understanding of the skill and knowledge required to operate a photographic business. Intellectual property law and the copyright act in relation to photography in a New Zealand context.
Previous Related Programmes
The New Zealand Diploma in Photography Level 5 supersedes and takes the best from the following programme of study, which is no longer offered:
- Diploma in Photographic Imaging