Studies in Photography explore photography as a device for communicating information, ideas, and personal insights, and introduce you to the basic materials and processes of photographic practice.
There is strong competition for places in the Intermediate Year (first year) of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) – see the degree page for information on entry requirements and how to apply.
- Explore photographic techniques, and create your own body of work.
- From second year, you will have access to your own personal 24-hour access studio space.
- Use darkrooms, computer labs, workshops, and the Ilam Campus Gallery.
For the major in the Bachelor of Fine Arts, complete the following courses:
If you are completing your fourth year at Honours level, you will take FINA450 Honours Research instead of the 400-level courses above.
Studies in photography give you unique abilities in communicating information, finding details, and working with a range of people, technologies, and projects.
Some career pathways could include:
- Art gallery management
- Documentary production.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Fine Arts.
Fine Arts building, Block 2 – see campus maps
Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
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