How Long Does It Take To Study Photography In South Africa?

What is Photography?

Photography is the art, application, and practice of creating durable images by recording light, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.


How Long Does It Take To Study Photography In South Africa?

A certificate, diploma, or associate’s photography degree program will have you out in the working world in one to two years.

A bachelor’s program will last four years, but you’ll also graduate with some liberal arts credits under your belt, which enables you to pursue a graduate degree down the road.

Schools That Offer Photography Courses In South Africa

The Learning Group

The Photography Institute

Nikon School

Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography

Orms Cape Town School of Photography

SA Schools Photography

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Prestige School Portraits

Johnathan Andrews Academy

College SA

The College of Digital Photography

Which university is best for photography in South Africa?

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology. National Diploma: Photography.

The Tshwane University of Technology.

The Durban University of Technology.

National College of Photography.

Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography.

Cape Town School of Photography.

College of Digital Photography.

Prestige Academy.

Is photography a good career in South Africa?

According to the average salaries earned on a monthly basis by established photographers in the South African landscape, 

the average salary is around R 30 000 per month, again, this is dependent on your experience, skill level, and your ability to market yourself in a professional manner.