Study Photography

The AIPP does not recommend any specific educational institutions to study at in Australia. We provide a list of institutions for you to consider when looking to undertake studies in the photography field.

Studying photography, film, cinematography, or any related arts and design course is not only exciting, it will also open doors to a wide number of career opportunities, including working professionally for a company, studio or yourself. The AIPP’s General Membership includes those taking their first steps in their chosen career path and the AIPP are here to help nurture and support you as you grow professionally.

General membership is a fantastic place to begin your AIPP journey.

The table below provides a list of education providers, their location and whether they offer online education. Listings in bold are institutions that actively partner with the AIPP to provide access to membership for their students, may have lecturers who are Accredited with the AIPP, and may partner with the AIPP from time to time to host educational events.

InstitutionProgram(s) OfferedLocationOnlineETP
Australian Academy of PhotographyAdvanced Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate, Higher National Certificate (BTEC), Higher National Diploma (BTEC)NSW, VICYY
Open CollegesCert IV in Photography and Photo ImagingONLINEY
The Photography InstituteDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingONLINEY
Adelaide TAFE SACert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingSA
Australian Institute of Creative DesignDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingQLD
Australian National UniversityBachelor of Photography and Media ArtsACT
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University AustraliaDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingQLD, NSW, VICYY
Box Hill InstituteCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging, Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
CIT (Canberra Institute of Technology)Cert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingACTY
CATC Design SchoolDiploma of Photo ImagingQLD, NSW, VICY
Chisholm InstituteCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
Coffs Harbour Campus TAFE NSWCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingNSWY
Deakin UniversityBachelor of Creative Arts (Photography)VIC
Griffith UniversityBachelor of PhotographyQLD
Hornsby TAFE NSWCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingNSW
MSIT - Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE QLDDiploma of Photography and Photo Imaging and Advanced Diploma of Visual ArtsQLD
Melbourne PolytechnicCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
Murdoch UniversityBachelor of Creative Media (Photography)WA
NCAT PhotographyCertificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
North Metropolitan Tafe WADiploma of Photography and Photo Imaging and Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development (Photography)WA
Oxygen CollegeCertificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
Photography Studies CollegeCert IV in Photography, Advanced Diploma of Photography, Bachelor of Photography, Pro Imaging and Master of Arts PhotographyVICY
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - RMIT UniversityCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Bachelor of Arts (Photography) and Master of PhotographyVIC
SAE Institute AustraliaDiploma of Film & Bachelor of FilmVIC
South Western Sydney Institute - Campbelltown TAFE NSWCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingNSW
Swinburne University of TechnologyDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVIC
The Centre for Creative PhotographyDiploma of Photo ImagingSAYY
Ultimo College, Sydney TAFE NSWDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingNSW
University of MelbourneBachelor of Arts (Photography)VIC
University of New South Wales, College of Fine ArtsBachelor of Arts (Photography)NSW
University of Technology, Sydney - UTSBachelor of Design (Honours) in PhotographyNSW
Wodonga Institute of TAFE VICCert IV in Photography and Photo Imaging and Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingVICY
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Arts (Photography)SA
University of WollongongBachelor of Arts (Photography)NSW