Bachelor's Degree in Photography

Three-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor's Degree in Photography
Bachelor's Degree in Photography

Bachelor's Degree in Photography

3 academic years
Florence  Rome 
Rome course starting date
October 2024
Florence course starting date
October 2024

Three-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts

The objective of this three-year program is to provide students with professional training in t photography and video production to meet the current needs of the global labor market. In the first year, students will build a technical-theoretical foundation in the various types of photography, which will be expanded upon in the second year, during which students will begin to develop their own artistic language. In the last phase, students will concentrate on the development of their portfolios and professional profiles.
The Bachelor's degree in Photography and New Media is an artistic course of study at the university level that offers practical experience as well as cultural and technical knowledge that students apply to various areas of photography, from fashion to still life and from photojournalism to photo shoots in the studio and outdoors.

Students will graduate with the professional skills required to work with images on a global level, the knowledge to work on integrated and complex projects and specific technical expertise for various sectors: fashion, advertising, journalism, sports and publishing.

Students work in the accademia's laboratories in individual and group projects under the guidance of professors who are specialists in the field.
During the program's three years, students are invited to participate in exhibitions, conferences and workshops. Interdisciplinary projects that involve the Fashion Design and Interior and Product Design departments are encouraged.

The driving philosophy of the program is one of global experimentation with visual languages and techniques to prepare students to enter the working world not only as photographers but as creative workers who know how to communicate with images and who can respond in an individual way to the needs of a society and market in continuous evolution.


    • Demonstrate their knowledge of digital and analog photography techniques
    • Demonstrate an understanding of graphic and visual art as it relates to their own work
    • Design and implement video works for artistic and commercial use
    • Develop their own visual language from the theoretical foundations acquired during the course
    • Create personal projects in different areas of applied photography (portraits, fashion, photojournalism, still life,architecture and landscape)
    • Work with the latest editing and digital processing techniques
    • Create a photography and video portfolio for professional promotion
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the professional world of photography and the skills required for its various fields



    • Requirements for admission and documents to submit for enrollment
    • 12 years of previous schooling background are necessary to apply to official degrees in Italy. If you do not meet this requirement, you can attend our Foundation Year pre-requisite program or enroll into the non-degree versione program (private diploma from Accademia Italiana)




    International Students (Extra-EU citizens)

    Enrollment fee: 2.000 Euro

    Tuition and fees: 9.600 Euro

    International Students (EU citizens)

    Enrollment fee: 1.500 Euro

    Tuition and fees: 9.600 Euro

    Partial scholarships and promotions may be available. Contact our Admission Office for more details.
    Yearly regional tax (DSU) for students enrolled in a state-accredited Bachelor's degree: € 140.
    Payment plans in installments available upon request (extra charge applies).

  • First Year

    • Advertising Communication
    • Contemporary Art History 1
    • Visual Communication Design Methodology
    • History of Photography
    • Photography 1
    • Digital Image Elaboration
    • Video Production
    • Chromatology
    • Technology of New Materials
    • English as a foreign language


    Second Year

    • Contemporary Art History 2
    • Art Direction 1
    • Photography 2 
    • Cinematography
    • Computer Graphic
    • Web Design 1
    • Lighting Techniques
    • Applied Art History
    • Elective subject

    Third Year

    • Art Direction 2
    • Elements of Cultural Marketing
    • Photography 3
    • Mulimedia Design
    • Graphyc Lay-out
    • Web Design 2
    • Fashion Setting
    • Elective subject
    • Final project (thesis)
    • Attendance is on-site and mandatory (80% minimum)
    • 600 lesson hours approx. per academic year

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