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DA009 Professional Diploma in Commercial Photography CA029 Professional Certificate in Commercial Photography About
Programme Structure and Fee
Mode of Study:
DA009 - 240 hours (A total of 8 courses)
CA029 - 120 hours (A total of 4 courses)
Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese supplemented with English terminology as appropriate. (Course material and assessment are in English and/or Chinese).
This programme aims to equip students with the essential professional knowledge and critical skills necessary to work in the commercial photography industry.
Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:
Recognize a range of mechanical and electronic cameras and equipment, and use the general photo taking techniques to produce pictures;
Apply mechanical and electronic techniques to produce and edit photo and film;
Apply different visual design principles and techniques to express ideas in creation;
Use specialized photographic techniques in various settings to produce photographic work; and
Evaluate visual images from the aesthetic, functional and technical aspects.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who is interested in photography.
Graduates of DA009 Professional Diploma in Commercial Photography may apply for articulation to Year 3 of Middlesex Unviersity's BA (Hons) Photography (study at Middlesex's UK campus). Applications to Middlesex shall be processed by Middlesex University's East Asia Regional Office - Hong Kong.
Programme Structure and Fee
30 hrs per course
$4,150 per course
Digital and Visual Literacy Studio
Digital Photography and Electronic Imaging
Photography Lighting Techniques
Commercial and Experimental Photography
choose 4 out of 6
Fashion and Wedding Photography
Fine Art Photography: Journalism and Documentary Photography
Human Figure Photography
Black and White Photography
Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects (including English and Chinese); or
Satisfatory completion of Yi Jin Diploma, or
5 passes in HKCEE (including English and Chinese at level 2 or grade E) or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant working experience, or
Satisfatory completion of Yi Jin Certificate plus 1 year of relevant working experience, or
Other acceptable equivalent qualifications (at QF level 3); or
Mature applicants aged 21 or above with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience may also be considered.
Students are required to have an overall pass in the assessment of the programme. The passing mark is 50%.
A “Professional Diploma in Commercial Photography” will be issued by LiPACE to those students who have successfully completed the whole programme.
Exemption may be granted for individual courses if the applicant has successfully completed a course of comparable content and standard at a recognized tertiary institution. Students are strongly advised to make the exemption application before they commence studying the programme. In any circumstances, exemptions are only granted up to a maximum of 50% of the courses.
A non-refundable application fee of $300 per course is charged.
Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Modified Date: May 29, 2015