Available in 2018
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


Students will produce digital work with research and creative development in the digital Photomedia area. The student will, through independent research and critiques in digital media, foster self reflective work. Students will produce documentation of methods and techniques that will enable the production of high quality art work and vocational material. Students will gain an awareness of the ethical and philosophical concerns of Photomedia. Field work may be included in this course



  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. To foster the development of creative digital image production;

2. To encourage independent research into Digital Photomedia concepts and techniques;

3. To present a portfolio of work in reference to the research undertaking;

4. To develop appropriate visual research practices and material;

5. To promote ethical and philosophical concerns within Photomedia;

6. To promote occupational health and safety issues associated with Photomedia.


Topics may include:

  • Software structures and production parameters;
  • Investigation and experimentation of software;
  • Image manipulation and text combinations;
  • Peripherals, import, export methods and related hardware;
  • Portfolio production, process journal and research techniques;
  • Digital camera and image capture and methods and hardware;
  • Development of critical and analytical skills essential to Photomedia;
  • Media practice and ethics;
  • Research and critical appraisal of Digital Photomedia applications:
  • Health and safety.

Assumed knowledge

AART1400, AART1410 or AART1700 (or equivalent)

Assessment items

Journal: Studio Journal

Project: Studio Output

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term