B.A.Photography

B.A. Photography is a three years full time undergraduate programme of Trimester 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 course follows syllabus prescribed by the UGC and offers 26 Core papers, 6 Generic Electives. The course includes 2 AECC compulsory modules, that is, English Communication and Environmental Science of 2 credits each and 7 SEC modules of 2 credits each which include MIT World Peace University modules.

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. The extensive course shall allow students to explore and embrace photography to its pinnacle.

Across nine trimesters, students are immersed in all aspects of Photography study, 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 Nine-Trimester 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.
HANDS-ON TRAINING
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.

INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAM
In the final year of this program, students get a chance to do a three month program at an International Institute affiliated with MIT-WPU.
International studies have a large impact on students. Benefits of International Studies can be listed as follows
Educational Benefits
  • International learning and knowledge propels students towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives.
  • Language acquisition is achieved through practical immersion.
  • Awareness and adoption of alternative, multi-faceted approaches to learning.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Enhanced interest in global issues as well as a broader general knowledge.
Personal Benefits
  • Self-development and awareness leading to enhanced self-confidence and self-esteem. This is often the most noticeable change in returned exchange students.
  • Maturity and social poise, fuelled by the necessity to confront challenges outside a familiar support network and comfort zone.
  • A tremendous sense of accomplishment upon completion encourages students to develop independent opinions, make informed decisions and strive to attain fresh goals.
Long-Term Benefits
  • Students who go on to tertiary studies find themselves more comfortable in foreign environments.
  • Prospective employers in almost every field look favourably upon experience gained while living overseas and knowledge obtained of another language and culture.
  • Increased pressure to communicate and relate to others develops an awareness of group dynamics and personal sensitivity towards others.
  • Successful program completion represents an excellent measure of personal flexibility, encompassing an ability to reach compromise, focus and succeed through challenging times.

F.Y.B.A. PHOTOGRAPHY


TRIMESTER 1


  • Introduction and History of photography
  • Fundamentals of Photography - 1
  • Post Processing - 1
  • Communication Skills
  • World Peace Component- 1

TRIMESTER 2


  • Fundamentals of Photography - 2
  • Outdoor Lighting & Techniques
  • Post Processing - 2
  • Art Appreciation
  • World Peace Component - 2

TRIMESTER 3


  • Nature & Wildlife Photography
  • Interior & Architectural Photography
  • Landscape & Street Photography
  • Post Processing - 3
  • Cultural Studies
  • World Peace Component - 3

S.Y.B.A. PHOTOGRAPHY


TRIMESTER 4


  • Basics of Studio Photography
  • Product & Advertising Photography
  • Fine Art photography
  • Post Processing - 4
  • Environmental Studies
  • World Peace Component- 4

TRIMESTER 5


  • Advance Studio Lighting
  • Fashion & Portrait Photography
  • Post Processing - 5
  • Art Direction
  • World Peace Component - 5

TRIMESTER 6


  • Videography - 1
  • Videography - 2
  • Video Editing
  • Film Appreciation
  • World Peace Component - 6

T.Y.B.A. PHOTOGRAPHY


TRIMESTER 7


  • Photojournalism & Photo-Documentary
  • Post Processing - 6
  • Fundamentals of Mass Communication
  • Media Economics
  • World Peace Component - 7

TRIMESTER 8


  • Specialization Study
  • Project - Dissertation
  • Domestic / International Studies - Report

TRIMESTER 9


  • Exhibition
  • Internship and Report (1 month - 30 days)
  • Short Film Project

Eligibility And Requirements

  • H.S.C. (10+2) with min 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject.(12th Appearing candidates can also apply)
  • Any Basic DSLR camera with Kit Lens is mandatory.