Show and tell tomorrow’s stories. 

Prepare for the future of image creation and visual storytelling with our photomedia and photography courses. Get set to turn your concepts into arresting images, campaigns, publications and digital products. Prepare for a career that can take you anywhere in the world.

Through photography lessons and workshops on experimental image processing, you’ll gain a rich, foundational knowledge of how lighting, art direction, commercial studio practice and cutting-edge technological processes produce truly memorable images.

Learn the craft that will set you apart. Find and frame moments and turn them into powerful images. Plus, gain the critical thinking and business skills that will help set you up for success.

Find your place, and your fellow visionaries, working in advertising and art direction, immersive environments, museum and exhibition design, installation, communication design and even set design.

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Don't be put off by the whole VTAC process - it really is easier than it looks (thanks to our VTAC-TICAL Toolkit.) Inside it, you'll find 'power tools' like our Plan of VTAC web session with the experts - which we recorded recently - the ATAR calculator plus the opportunity to chat one-one-one with a course expert. 

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The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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  • Student Rachel's cover photo of a New York magazine Promo

    STUDENT SUCCESS

    How Rachel landed her photo on the cover of a New York magazine

    Rachel Canale made a name for herself in the photography world when a photo she took for a uni assignment made the cover of New York’s PROMO Magazine (pictured).

    “Once I saw the outcome I knew I had to submit the images to a magazine, they were the best I had done before and they were unique,” says Rachel.

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