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Diploma in Photography

Humber College - North Campus Humber College - North Campus, Canada


Jan 2023

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CAD 16803

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 75

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24 months


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Program Overview

Photography diploma at Humber is one of the most highly regarded and longest-running photographic training programs in the country. In this two-year program, you will develop both a professional skillset and creative thinking abilities to become job ready for the visual communications industry.

Through the four semesters of study, students learn advanced photographic techniques giving them the ability to bring their visual imaginations to life. Classes are hands-on, and you will develop additional skills in planning, production and post-production. These assets, along with soft skills in communications and networking, will give you the solid foundation needed for your career ahead.

From advertising photography to editorial and portraiture, to motion capture and e-commerce imaging, you will graduate from this program prepared to engage fully in a wide range of visual imaging career options. In this program, you will:

be trained on full frame DSLR and medium format digital cameras, along with professional studio and location lighting and grip equipment
learn to be an effective visual storyteller across multiple platforms
produce corporate video and audio for the web and other applications
produce assets from client layouts for digital and print end use
shoot professional photographic images in both the studio and on-location environments
print professional archival digital and one-of-a-kind analogue prints
capture, process and edit content using current software applications such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One Pro and Premiere Pro
learn the business side of photography including quoting, invoicing and building working relationships with clients
Courses are designed with industry input, ensuring you are learning current and relevant information in state-of-the-art studios and labs from industry experts – people who know the trends and effective methods of visual communications.

Following a work placement in final semester, the program culminates with a graduate portfolio show where students network with industry, and introduce their skills with portfolios, video footage and large format prints.

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any two module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 75

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12000 Per year

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