Photographic Technology

Program Information

Faculty:Media & Arts
Field of Study:Photography
Description:NAIT’s Photographic Technology program prepares students for entry into the professional photographic career field with a comprehensive technical curriculum emphasizing digital photography. The program promotes a practical, hands-on approach to learning supported by appropriate theory.

Students learn to successfully handle a wide range of camera systems, apply optimum lighting in various settings, produce images for specific professional photographic needs, process images through traditional and digital means, develop applied computer skills, and explore the creativity of electronic imaging. Courses in business practices, effective communications, business law, accounting, and related issues prepare students for a variety of workplace situations.
URL:Photographic Technology at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,146

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 

Due to the nature of the work, photographers utilize many dimensions of photography, art, science, communications, and human relations. Students are therefore encouraged to take high school subjects such as Art, Design, Physics, Chemistry, Communications, and Psychology as well as Computer courses in addition to the required English and Mathematics courses.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 24, 2016