Dawson College

Professional Photography

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Program Information

School:Dawson College
Faculty:Creative & Applied Arts
Field of Study:Photography
Description:Professional Photography is a three-year program that trains students to earn a living as professional photographers. It offers a balanced mix of theory and practice in aesthetics, photographic technique, digital imaging and the business of photography.

Students receive intensive training in editorial, advertising and documentary photography as well as portrait, fashion, product and architectural photography. Extensive facilities are available to students including fully equipped studios, state-of-the-art computer labs for digital imaging and printing as well as film processing labs. Students take a broad range of courses in photography, fine arts, graphic design, business and general education. Dawson’s Professional Photography Program is the only one of its kind among English language colleges in Quebec.
URL:Professional Photography at Dawson College
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have a Diploma of Secondary Studies (DES) or equivalent, including Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV Science, Secondary IV Mathematics, and Secondary IV History. Students with a DES missing any of the above subjects may be admitted, space permitting, but may be required to complete remedial courses.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to submit a portfolio (online only) and a letter of intent (by e-mail). Please visit the website for more information on requirements.

    * 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 21, 2022