Photography and Media Arts teaches a wide range of skills, from traditional photography through to advanced new-media technologies. The department hosts the Photomedia Major in the Bachelor of Visual Arts program and the Bachelor of Digital Arts.
At a graduate coursework level the department hosts photography students in the Graduate Certificate in Visual Arts, a Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts, a Master of Visual Arts and a Master of Visual Arts (Research). It also teaches a Graduate Certificate in Digital Arts, a Graduate Diploma of Digital Arts, a Master of Digital Arts and a Master of Digital Arts (Research). As well the department hosts Master of Philosophy and PhD research students in the areas of Photography and Digital Media.
In addition to the Bachelor of Visual Arts Photomedia Major and the Bachelor of Digital Arts, the department also teaches the specialist Master of New Media Arts and the Master of Visual Effects. As well Master of Visual Arts and Master of Arts students pursue coursework programs in the department, while Master of Philosophy and PhD students pursue high-level research programs in a wide variety of areas.