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Honours Bachelor of Photography

Tuition fee CA$26,304 per year

The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$22,354), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Sheridan offers the only business-focused professional photography degree program in Canada, and one of the best in North America.

An industry-focused professional photography program

With its entrepreneurial focus, this program prepares you for a dynamic professional photography career in communications. You’ll create conceptually and visually compelling still and moving images, and explore photography’s potential in existing and emerging fields. Through your studies and a hands-on internship, you’ll be prepared for work in the expanding world of image-based storytelling.

Work with the latest photography technologies

Our equipment and facilities are unmatched in Canada, and among the best in the world. Our studios are outfitted with state-of-the-art DSLR, medium format digital and video cameras. Students also work with advanced strobe and LED studio/location lighting. Sheridan’s labs have advanced displays and printers, the full Adobe Creative Cloud software suite and Capture One Pro software.

Benefit from Sheridan’s outstanding industry reputation

For over 50 years, Sheridan’s Bachelor of Photography has maintained an outstanding reputation and close relationship with the industry. This translates into meaningful internship positions and opportunities for graduates. These relationships also yield regular guest lectures and portfolio reviews, as well as judging and curatorial involvement in our graduate exhibitions.

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Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Photography program provides many opportunities for you to immerse yourself in image-based communications and creative visual problem-solving. Through hands-on project work you will learn to manage problems and issues; research, collect and evaluate ideas; synthesize and express concepts and communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Throughout the program, you’ll study the following areas:

  • Product advertising in the studio and on location
  • Portraiture, fashion and food photography
  • Editorial and documentary photography
  • Architectural and industrial photography
  • Emerging photographic applications
  • Visual storytelling with still and moving images
  • Histories and theories of photography
  • Business of photography, including social media, branding and marketing

Mandatory Internship

This program contains a mandatory internship for all students during the summer (May-August) between the 3rd and 4th years.

Internships are a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with work experience within a professional environment. Internship work terms are related to the academic studies of the student and may be paid or unpaid. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Career opportunities

Graduates of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Photography program begin their photography careers as assistants or freelance photographers, and then work their way into full-time employment or operate their own studios.

Sample employment areas

  • Advertising photography
  • Corporate photography
  • Fashion and editorial photography
  • Image bank photo editing
  • Industrial and architectural photography
  • Magazine photo editing
  • Photojournalism
  • Public relations and event photography
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States