B.A. Photography is a three-year full time undergraduate programme of Semester Pattern with Credit System with specialization in one of the following subjects-

  • Fashion & Portrait Photography
  • Advertising & Commercial Photography
  • Nature & Wildlife Photography
  • Photojournalism & Documentary Photography
  • Image Post Processing & Designing
  • Fine Art Photography
Academic Highlights
The program follows a syllabus prescribed by the UGC and offers 28 Core courses and 6 Generic Electives. The course includes 2 AECC compulsory modules of 2 credits each and 4 modules of 2 credits each which include MIT World Peace University modules. This program also includes 2 value added courses prescribed by UGC and MIT World Peace University.

The mission of the program is to prepare students for careers in the field of professional photography through a philosophy of learning by doing

The cross-platform philosophy combined with the experiential learning provided by professional photographers/ instructors provides a unique and innovative technical education that develops graduates with a creative style and unique visual problem-solving skills.

The course provides exhaustive knowledge and training in order to foster skilled professional photographers. This extensive course shall allow students to explore and embrace photography to its pinnacle.

Across six semester, students are immersed in all aspects of the study of Photography, representing a progression of knowledge that provides them with scholastically rigorous and creatively challenging courses.

In addition to the academic growth of students, the programme aims at their holistic development through the value-based education system of MIT World Peace University.

Our prescribed Six-Semester Photography curriculum serves to address the following core competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge and proficiency with lighting tools, digital camera systems, digital output systems and the video controls on DSLRs
  • Understanding of the characteristics of available and artificial light and applying this to images
  • Proficiency in the use of Lightroom as an organizational tool, Photoshop as a non-destructive editing tool and other image editing and designing softwares.
  • Applied understanding of the visual language and aesthetic theories of photography and incorporate these in creative work.
  • Working knowledge of industry standard, marketing and business practices.
  • Knowledge of the history of photography, aesthetics and technology.
  • Ability to produce photographic work that is consistent with high professional standards.
The learning-by- doing principle has been advocated widely and in many forms.The three-year program is an intensive, hands-on program designed to train aspiring professional photographers in the art, craft, and business of contemporary image making. Encompassing state of the art digital technology, the moving image as a natural extension and 21st-century convergence of photographic and cinematic technologies and aesthetics, while being firmly grounded in the history and photochemical processes of the medium, students graduate with a comprehensive set of skills tailored towards making them fiercely competitive in todays saturated marketplace.



  • Fundamentals 1 - History and Genres of Photography
  • Fundamentals 2 - Study of Camera and Lens
  • Fundamentals 3 - Aesthetics in Photography
  • Visual Thinking and Art Appreciation
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Communication skills
  • WPC 1


  • Fundamentals 4 - Light and Optics
  • Fundamentals 5 - Printing technology
  • Introduction to Studio Photography
  • Outdoor Photography
  • Introduction of Image Editing
  • Open Elective - German / French


  • Studio 1 - Portraiture and Fashion Photography
  • Studio 2 - Product & Advertising Photography
  • Advanced Image Editing – 1
  • Art of storytelling
  • Photojournalism
  • WPC 2



  • Studio 3 - Food Photography
  • Studio 4 - Fine Art Photography
  • Advanced Image Editing – 2
  • Digital Marketing
  • Open Elective - 1 / Swayam MOOC 1
  • Exhibition Design and Art Curation
  • WPC 3


  • Introduction to Digital Motion Pictures
  • Video Editing
  • Film Appreciation and Critique
  • IPR and Legalities in Photography
  • Open Elective - 2 / Swayam MOOC 2
  • Internship


  • Specialization Project: (total 6 specialization subjects, name are below)
  • 1. Portraiture and Fashion photography
    2. Product and Advertising photography
    3. Nature, Wildlife, and travel photography
    4. Fine art and Food Photography
    5. Photojournalism
    6. Image Editing and Designing
  • Specialization Case Study
  • Dissertation Portfolio
  • Magazine Production
  • National Study Tour

Eligibility And Requirements

  • Minimum 50% aggregate score in 10+2/Class 12th or in equivalent examination with English subject (at least 45% marks, in case of Backward class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only). MIT WPU CET Interview (PI).
  • Any Basic DSLR camera with Kit Lens is mandatory.