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This course provides a solid understanding of fundamentals photography and basic usage of digital single lens reflex camera.
** indicates that these programmes will be offered soon
Programme Fee
Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the SEGiUniDigital Platform. 

Communication Studies
Entry Requirements: 

Age Experience - 18 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes
Pre-requisites - No

Note: To enter the Diploma In Mass Communication programme's (Pathway) applicants will need to have the following pre-requisites:


i. A pass in senior high school or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 3 subjects and a credit in English at O level or its equivalent;           

ii. A pass in SKM level 3 and pass senior high school with a credit in English

iii Certificate or its equivalent and a credit in English.

iv A Certificate in Media and Communication or its equivalent

  1. History and Introduction of Photography
    1. Introduction of study plan
    2. Pinhole camera phenomena
    3. Camera Obscura
    4. Permanent image evolution
  2. The Camera
    1. Camera Components
    2. What You See is What You Get
    3. Changing the Lens
    4. Capture that Decisive Moment
  3. Lighting and Sharpness
    1. Sharp or Not
    2. Bright and Dark Shots
    3. Three Gateways for Light
  4. Depth of Field and Shutter Speed
    1. Controlling the Depth of Field
    2. Changing the Depth of Field
    3. Freezing or Blurring Motion"
  5. ISO Speed
    1. ISO Speed Effects
    2. Nice Shots of Bright or Dark Scene
  6. Composition of Photography
    1. Changing the Angle of View
    2. How the Lens Changes the Picture
    3. Your Lens and Shooting Position
    4. Creating Breadth and Depth
  7. Image Quality
    1. Setting the image quality
    2. DSLR’s Sensor
  8. Quick and Easy Great Shot 
    1. Using Full Auto
    2. Capturing the Moment
    3. Automatic Focusing by the Camera
    4. Focusing a Moving Subject
    5. Focusing Manually
  9. Exposure Compensation
    1. Shooting Dark Subjects
    2. Shooting White Subjects
    3. Shooting Bright Colors
    4. Exposure Compensation for Various Colors
  10. White Balance
    1. Obtaining Natural-Looking Colors
    2. White Balance for Various Lighting

Assignment - 60%
Final Exam - 40%

Credit Transfer: 

Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Fundamental Photography (DMC), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):

  1. Diploma in Mass Communication
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Diploma in Mass Communication programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
Career Opportunities: 

Journalist/Reporter, News Editor, Photojournalist