Diploma Programs in Photography

There are different types of diplomas available, including graduate and advanced. They can help further a current student’s education or supplement the qualifications and training of a working professional. What is a Diploma in Photography? This program is designed for the creative type who has an interest in photography. Students will learn all about the camera and its different features, t… Read more

There are different types of diplomas available, including graduate and advanced. They can help further a current student’s education or supplement the qualifications and training of a working professional.

What is a Diploma in Photography? This program is designed for the creative type who has an interest in photography. Students will learn all about the camera and its different features, the history of photography, and how to use light to impact their photos. Students will also learn how to develop their personal style and creativity when taking photographs and will study fundamentals such as commercial, portraiture, landscape, and macro photography. Some programs will also teach business classes for those who want to start their own photography business.

Students benefit from earning their diploma in that they often have the opportunity to participate in a variety of photo shoots and even show their work at different exhibitions. Photography can be a challenging career, but earning a diploma can help with the future job search.

The costs associated can vary from one international location to another. The reputation of the school and program duration are two big factors when it comes to tuition and fees. Students are encouraged to pick a few top favorites and then get in touch with those schools directly to find out what the financial obligations will be.

There are many careers that a photographer can pursue once he or she has received a diploma. Some career opportunities include becoming a professional photographer in these areas: wildlife, fashion, portrait, and celebrity. Other positions may include working in photography in the areas of sports, advertising, weddings, glamour, and photojournalism. Graduates may also choose to do independent and freelance work for a variety of clients.

If you would like to become a professional photographer, you can start looking for the right school right now. Our online database is quick and easy to use. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
Kraków, Poland

The 2-year full-time program of the School of Creative Photography ( Poland, Europe) ends up with diploma collection of photographs on a chosen theme. The graduates receive th ... +

The 2-year full-time program of the School of Creative Photography ( Poland, Europe) ends up with diploma collection of photographs on a chosen theme. The graduates receive the diploma – Fine Art Photographer. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English, Polish
Campus
 
Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong

Fashion Image Design has emerged as a new profession specializing in make-up, hair styling, fashion styling and fashion photography to create the best and most appropriate ima ... +

Fashion Image Design has emerged as a new profession specializing in make-up, hair styling, fashion styling and fashion photography to create the best and most appropriate image and styling for an individual, brand and corporate. The programme seeks to enable students to master the most up-to-date communication strategies, knowledge and skills of image creating sector for fashion. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido
Madrid, Spain

The HND in Art Professional Photography Course

The HND in Art Professional Photography Course -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital ... +

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital Photography diploma program must be creative, imaginative, and attentive to detail as they prepare to seek entry-level employment in the field upon graduation. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

If you have an eye for amazing pictures, and if you're ready to turn your photography dreams into a thriving and creative profession, Fanshawe's Photography program will give ... +

If you have an eye for amazing pictures, and if you're ready to turn your photography dreams into a thriving and creative profession, Fanshawe's Photography program will give you the skills necessary for the career you've always pictured. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
IADE
Lisbon, Portugal

The Postgraduate in Photography and New Media enables students to create their brand, portfolio and reference content through Photography and Video.

The Postgraduate in Photography and New Media enables students to create their brand, portfolio and reference content through Photography and Video. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
9 months
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Shaw Academy
Ireland Online, Ireland

Whether you want to tell a story, sell a product or just capture the beauty around you, photography is essential for fulfilling your creative vision. On this course, we will t ... +

Whether you want to tell a story, sell a product or just capture the beauty around you, photography is essential for fulfilling your creative vision. On this course, we will teach you the skills you need to make the transition from fully automatic to fully manual shooting. Expand your creative potential and capture the images you have always dreamt of by joining this course today. -
Diploma
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC
Barcelona, Spain

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowled ... +

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowledge. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

The National Diploma course in Photography is an intensive 1 year course which covers digital and analogue imaging, portraiture, landscape, documentary and fashion. You will d ... +

The National Diploma course in Photography is an intensive 1 year course which covers digital and analogue imaging, portraiture, landscape, documentary and fashion. You will do studio, darkroom and digital work which will give you the basic toolkit to become a working photographer -
Diploma
Full-time
35 weeks
English
Campus
 
Online Academies
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of everything you need to know to take perfect shots. The course is aimed at anybody with an interest in photography ... +

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of everything you need to know to take perfect shots. The course is aimed at anybody with an interest in photography and is informative and engaging. It is described in simple, no-nonsense terms that are easy to understand, and you don’t need any prior experience to take this course. -
Diploma
English
Online
 
Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC
Barcelona, Spain

The Graduate in Photography has a duration of three years and its purpose is to offer a technical and humanistic training to the future photographer, in a broad and solid mann ... +

The Graduate in Photography has a duration of three years and its purpose is to offer a technical and humanistic training to the future photographer, in a broad and solid manner. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC
Barcelona, Spain

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowled ... +

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowledge. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Shaw Academy
Ireland Online, Ireland

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image editin ... +

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image editing. Whether it is for personal or professional reasons, on this course you will learn the skills you need to use Adobe Lightroom. -
Diploma
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC
Barcelona, Spain

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowled ... +

The postgraduate courses offered by the IEFC are designed to provide a specialized degree to photographers who have already completed the degree or who have equivalent knowledge. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus