Photography and Illustration Design
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description


Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) - BA(Curtin) - MJRU-PHILLHumanities
Guaranteed ATAR 70 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

This major focuses on visual communication and will teach you the skills and knowledge required to be a successful photographer and/or illustrator. 

Imagery plays an essential role in any communication; from album covers to game art design, images aid in the understanding of the message.

Photographers and illustration designers create images for a large variety of purposes, and work in tandem with graphic designers, art directors and digital designers. 

In this major you can focus on either photography or illustration, or a combination of both. You will have the opportunity to explore, interpret, develop and realise ideas for commercial and personal outcomes. 

You will also examine traditional and digital techniques in photography and illustration.

Photography and illustration design is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals. 

You can study this as part of a double major:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

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