Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
Photography is explored as both a creative process and a design research tool. Students engage in both photographic practice and theoretical exploration, articulating their response to the photographic medium and developing their theoretical tool kit for analysing new image forms in relation to design.
Students who pass this course should be able to:
1: Explain photographic aims, objectives and achievements with confidence applying theoretical
knowledge and relevant vocabulary
2: Utilise all manual camera functions and incorporate digital and analogue photography with other forms of media
3: Effectively incorporate an understanding of photography with other methods and forms of design research
4: Understand and implement photographic skills in a range of design research endeavours, from
aesthetic production to empirical data collection
Flickr & Blog- 20%
Project 1: Expanded Photographics- 40%
Project 2: Focused Photographics- 40%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.