The programme aims to provide students with in-depth education and training in the artistic practice

of photography and digital imaging technology in relation to visual communication and media practice.

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:


  • Master the professional skills in lens-based photography and cinematography with natural
    and artificial lighting;

  • Apply modern digital techniques creatively in the making of new forms of photographic work of art;

  • Appraise the aesthetics of photography as well as other visual art forms and apply the knowledge to visual art criticism;

  • Apply critical theories in evaluating historical and contemporary approaches to photography and other forms of analogue or digital imaging as a means of artistic expression under the context of contemporary local and international culture;

  • Develop a personal style and philosophy in art through the exploration of the potential of photographic images as a unique form of contemporary media.