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Kent State University, USA, Kent

Photo-Illustration, B.Sc.

  • Photo-Illustration, B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 20,928

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The Bachelor of Science degree in Photo-Illustration provides the student with a comprehensive program of study balancing a liberal arts education with studio offerings in digital photography. Grounded in formal, technical and conceptual skills building, the Photo-illustration program focuses on the profession of photography as it relates to commerce.

Career Opportunities

Studying photography will enhance your creative, social and cultural understanding as well as develop your specialist technical knowledge Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Graphic designer Magazine features editor Medical illustrator Photographer Press photographer Television camera operator Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Advertising art director Digital marketer Film director Film/video editor Media planner Secondary school teacher Stylist Visual merchandiser Web content manager Web designer Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

The School of Visual Communication Design's B.S. degree program builds a photography professional through experiential learning opportunities, as well as through required courses in graphic design and multimedia. There are many study abroad/away opportunities. For more information contact the Office of Global Education or CCI's Coordinator of International Programs. I want to find another Bachelor Course Career opportunities Photographers held 136,300 jobs in 2012. Most of them worked in and around large cities. More than 1 out of 2 were self-employed, a much higher proportion than the average for all occupations. Most photographers who work for someone else work in a photography studio. Also, newspapers, television studios and magazines commonly employ photographers. Mission The mission of Kent State University is to discover, create, apply and share knowledge, as well as to foster ethical and humanitarian values in the service of Ohio and the global community. As an eight-campus educational system, Kent State offers a broad array of academic programs to engage students in diverse learning environments that educate them to think critically and to expand their intellectual horizons while attaining the knowledge and skills necessary for responsible citizenship and productive careers.


Programme Structure Courses included: Introduction to Visual Communication Design Visual Storytelling Introduction to Design Research Intermediate Computer-Graphic Design/Illustration Junior Portfolio Review-Photo Illustration Special Topics: Graphic Design/Illustration Professional Portfolio



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements General Admissions for Freshman Students: Admission Requirements at the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy at the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago The School of Visual Communication Design recognizes that competence in visual design as well as intellectual capacity are necessary qualities in students who plan to prepare for a career in visual communication design. Therefore, the right is reserved to require evidence of achievement in design and related areas from all students aspiring to enroll for the first time as majors in the school. Early admission is recommended. The director of the School of Visual Communication Design may impose additional requirements considered reasonable and necessary. Each transfer student will be evaluated individually in terms of his or her ability to perform within the program. A transfer applicant's strengths and deficiencies will be considered and his or her transfer credits will reflect that consideration.

English Entry Requirement


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