Demand drives new photography course January 28, 2014 Budding photographers can now hone their skills using the world-class facilities at Murdoch University. A Bachelor of Arts in Photography is one of the new courses available in 2014, with study options available at the South Street and Rockingham campuses. “Our photography unit has been incredibly popular in recent years and has produced some stunning work,” said photography lecturer Rick Mason. “The new course is half theory and half practice, and students will be taking photographs from the first semester.” In addition to developing the artistic and technical skills needed to be a professional photographer, students will also learn how to run their own business. “Upon graduation, our students will be independent producers able to market themselves, manage clients and practice their craft,” Mr Mason said. “We’ll cover a wide variety of areas including fashion photography, advertising, photojournalism, portraiture, light painting, landscapes and many more.” Mr Mason urged anyone with a passion for photography to apply, even if they don’t meet the traditional criteria for university entry. “The media portfolio entry pathway gives potential students the chance to show us what they have done, and what they can do,” he said. “There are also plenty of other pathways, including OnTrack, university preparation courses and special initiatives for those from regional or diverse backgrounds.” For more information, click here. Print This Post Media contact: Candice Barnes Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: Teaching and Learning, Future Students, Domestic students, Schools, School of Arts Tags: School of Arts, bachelor of arts, media portfolio, on track, ontrack, photography, rick mason, rockingham, south street Comments (One response) ANDREW TAGGART January 29, 2014 Great work Rick. So many students engage with digital technologies and now Murdoch makes access for the digital natives to show their wares. A popular addition to the offerings at Rockingham. Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!