University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 3336 - Photography

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Incompatible: MDIA 1008, MDIA 2212, MDIA 2213, MDIA 3316
Assessment: Short essay on photographic theory/approach/aesthetics, Major assignment including portfolio and reflection, Workshop participation, Group photography assignment

Photography is a key element of visual communication, and basic skills in photography are valuable in a range of settings and workplace environments. This course, which can be taken either as part of the Visual Design major or as a stand-alone third-year elective, introduces fundamental skills and understandings of photography and of working with photographic images for a variety of outcomes It focuses on non-studio photography, and grounds the application of skills in understanding of broader societal and cultural contexts that inform the practice of photography and the use of photographic images.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22561 WR01 29 6 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 12pm - 3pm Helen Mayo Sth, S106, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 12pm - 3pm Helen Mayo Sth, S106, Computer Suite
29990 WR02 30 1 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 11am - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 11am - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite