Professional Diploma in Photography and Digital Communication

About Professional Diploma

The objective of this photography diploma course is to provide a good understanding of the visual and technical skills necessary to pursue photography as a career in the chosen fields. This course will cover advanced composition, studio lighting and portfolio presentation.


The most demanded genres of photography in the industry such as documentary, fashion, portraiture, and product will be taught. 


In addition, the class will introduce a variety of historical and contemporary photographers as well as issues and theories within photography.


Students will strive to bring technical control into accord with artistic vision. Visual problem solving and precise craftsmanship will be stressed.

The entire course is carefully designed to be divided into below crucial parts:



  • Fundamentals of Photography

  • Natural and Artificial Lighting

  • Product Photography

  • Portraiture Photography

  • Documentary Photography

  • Fashion Photography

  • Digital Imaging (Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom)

  • Visual Communication

  • Portfolio Presentation and Exhibition

Course Duration

10 Months (Part Time)

Lecturer : Students Ratio

1:25 (Part Time)

Average Number of Students: 15 per class

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Entry Requirements





For Singapore Citizen / PR

Applicants are to be aged 16 or above when applying.

GCE ‘N’ level with minimum 3 credits (C6) or equivalents

Applicant not meeting the entry requirement may need to undergo an interview.            


For Others (with valid visa)



Minimum year 10 education



High School Senior Level 2 or equivalent






SPM / STPM / Chinese Independent – High School Senior Level 2



  • Minimum year 10 education

  • China and other countries : High School Senior Level 2 and above or equivalent Diplomas

  • Indonesian : SMU2 and above

  • Malaysia : SPM/STPM/Chinese Independent – High School Senior 2

  • Others : Min Year 10 and above.



Exemption will be considered for applicants with related working experience or graduates from other design schools. (Exemption for design modules is strictly based on portfolio evaluation and interview)


Language Requirements

At least ‘N’ Level English (C6) or equivalents

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