Design & graphic arts
The Bachelor in Photography considers photography to be at the heart of visual communication challenges and studies the relationship between photographic imagery, graphics and film.
Technical training leverages creative personas to meet the professional field requirements.
The Bachelor in Photography’s curriculum covers the entire spectrum of knowledge and skills needed in modern photography: theoretical courses (art history and photography, law) technical skills (shooting, photo lab, digital technologies, post production, etc.), or related skills such as graphic design and video.
|FIRST YEAR||WEEKLY CONTACT HOURS||ECTS CREDITS|
|Analogical photo lab||2h30||7,5|
|Photography and digital stream||2h30||9,0|
|Semiotics, image analysis||1h00||1,5|
|History of photography||2h00||4,5|
|History of art||2h00||3,0|
|Practical internships||4 weeks||6,0|
|SECOND YEAR||WEEKLY CONTACT HOURS||ECTS CREDITS|
|Specialisation and workshops||3h30||6,0|
|Analogical photo lab||2h30||6,0|
|Semiotics, image analysis||1h00||3,0|
|Narrative writing and tutoring||2h00||6,0|
|Commercial and regulatory environment||1h30||3,0|
|Practical internships||4 semaines||6,0|
|THIRD YEAR||WEEKLY CONTACT HOURS||ECTS CREDITS|
|1st SEMESTER (17 WEEKS) BASICS|
|Photographic studio||6h00 (4)||12,0|
|Specialisation and workshops||Variable||6,0|
|Semiotics, image analysis||2h00||1,5|
|Narrative writing and work supervision||2h00||4,5|
|Market rules and regulations||1h30||1,5|
|2nd SEMESTER (9 WEEKS) BASICS|
|Photographic studio||free circulation|
|Individual and group tutoring||3h 20 min / student||4,5|
Educational content is subject to changes as a result of school organizational requirements, and, or, implementation of State guidelines.
Admission to the Bachelor in Photography is based on an interview, motivation and project consistency being the main criteria.
During the interview, students will be asked to submit a detailed photographic project details of which are provided within the “photography admissions” section of our website.
Only those students who have obtained their Baccalauréat or a foreign equivalent may be admitted.
International students may apply directly through our site’s dedicated page. We will be happy to assist them during this process.
At the end of the Bachelor in Photography, students are allocated 180 ECTS credits, provided they have completed all of their modules. The diploma is also accredited by the European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools.
In some cases, students of the Bachelor in Photography may apply to the ERASMUS exchange programs offered by the school.
Where to find this program ?
The Bachelor in photography is a three years program that offers high level training in the design and development of photographic images. Courses are available in Paris, Lyon and Nancy and are based on the technical, creative and professional issues of the current photography industry. The curriculum includes graphic design, enabling students to continue their studies in the Master in communication strategy along with students from the Bachelor in graphic design.