Diploma of Photography and Digital Imaging
TAFE Queensland - Nambour

Course outline

Add some extra flair to your career in photography by learning the latest in digital photography trends with this diploma course. Students will learn the skills needed to work as a digital photographer across a diverse range of disciplines including portrait, wedding, commercial, documentary, editorial, landscape, real estate, event, sports or fashion photography. This course will equip students with professional, specialised skills to carry out photography and imaging services. Learn about emerging trends and technologies and capture knowledge in lighting, image manipulation and digital art. Students will also learn how to build and develop a body of their own creative work.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Portfolio

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this program close: 6 December 2024 for semester 1, 2025 entry; and 12 May 2025 for semester 2, 2025 entry. To be considered after these dates, interested applicants should contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus directly.

Additional entry requirements

Portfolios will need to be submitted directly to the relevant TAFE Queensland campus. Contact TAFE Queensland on 1300 308 233 for portfolio requirements. Applicants are selected on the basis of their portfolio only.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Digital artist, digital retoucher/enhancer, social media content creator, commercial photographer, freelance photographer, printmaker.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025


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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

1 year On campus

Sunshine Coast