You can learn digital photography

Whether you want to learn the art of digital photography for personal interests or you want to enhance or commence a professional photography career, then this course could be perfect for you. You will learn the practical skills involved in a range of digital photography processes as well as gaining a more theoretical understanding of this art.

Benefits to you

  • Develop practical skills in digital photography
    You will undertake set projects that will help you develop a sound understanding of the practical skills required in digital photography. During the course you will explore a range of digital photography approaches for researching, developing, documenting, communicating and contextualising visual culture ideas and responding to project briefs.
  • Understand the theory behind the art 
    Digital photography has gained recognition as a core art form. This course will introduce you to some of the theoretical and philosophical concepts of photography in relation to contemporary national and international visual culture.

Course details/cost

Level: 5
Credits:  20
Cost of course: $276 (domestic students)
Course related costs: Students need to have their own digital SLR camera, computer or laptop, and access to Adobe Photoshop and Bridge. It is possible for students to subscribe to an online license for the full Adobe Creative Cloud for A$14.99 per month

How long will it take?

All our qualifications have flexible start dates with courses available to start at regular times throughout the year.

What next?

To find out more about registering for Digital Photography  visit:

You can also call 0800 328 269 for more information or to see if this qualification is right for you.

A TANZ eCampus qualification

TANZ eCampus is offered by six of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:

Ara Institute of Canterbury
Otago Polytechnic (OP)
Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Palmerston North
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)
Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)
North Tec

All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.

Student loans and allowances

Courses and qualifications through TANZ eCampus are eligible for student loan support conditional that the student and level of study meet certain criteria. Student loans are administered through Studylink. Visit  for more information or phone TANZ eCampus on 0800 328 269 and we can point you in the right direction.