Academic Course in Photography

THREE-YEAR COURSE OF STUDY FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE FIRST LEVEL DIPLOMA

The LABA Photography orientation is structured on the new ministerial order (3 +2) . At the end of the first three years of training, the 1st level Postgraduate Diploma ( bachelor’s degree ) is achieved and with the following two years the 2nd level Diploma (degree) .

The Academy, which is active in Florence from 2001 /02, has already graduated many students in the Photography field, with a thesis in Reportage Photography , Photography for the Performing Arts , Landscape Photography  , Fashion Photography , Industrial Photography and Still Life Photography .

The course is completed with the offer of Summer Workshops that LABA handles each year to its students in collaboration with the CRAF (Center for Research and Archiving of Photography ) and that address topics such as Landscape Photography , Photo Restoration , Photography for Cinema and Industrial Photography .

There are various career opportunities related to the Photography orientation :

  • Art Director in companies, publishing houses and newspapers
  • Photography Director for Cinema and Theatre
  • Professional Freelance
  • Fashion and Journalism collaborator

DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND APPLIED ARTS
SCHOOL OF ARTISTIC DESIGN FOR BUSINESS – DAPL06
FIRST LEVEL ACADEMIC DIPLOMA

ORIENTATION: PHOTOGRAPHY
Authorization Ministerial Decree No 73

15 students limited enrollment Course

1° Year

  • COURSE
  • HISTORY OF MODERN ART
  • PHENOMENOLOGY OF MEDIA
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 1
  • DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 1
  • HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
  • BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • HISTORY OF CINEMA AND VIDEO
  • DIGITAL IMAGE ELABORATION
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • ECTS
  • 4
  • 6
  • 10
  • 5
  • 4
  • 6
  • 6
  • 10
  • 4

FIRST YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 51 ECTS

2° Year

  • COURSE
  • HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
  • ART SEMIOTIC
  • DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
  • MULTIMEDIA DRAMATURGY
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 2
  • DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 2
  • DIGITAL VIDEO
  • PHILOSOPHY OF THE ART
  • THEORY OF PERCEPTION AND GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY
  • ECTS
  • 6
  • 6
  • 8
  • 8
  • 10
  • 5
  • 6
  • 6
  • 4

SECOND YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 63 ECTS

3° Year

  • COURSE
  • DIGITAL PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES
  • PHOTOGRAPHY 3
  • DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3
  • PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION
  • PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE CULTURAL HERITAGE
  • PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTION
  • HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEWING
  • CULTURAL MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS
  • ENGLISH FOR ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION
  • ECTS
  • 4
  • 10
  • 8
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4

THIRD YEAR CREDITS IN TOTAL – 46 ECTS

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AT STUDENT’S CHOICE – SEMINARS/WORKSHOP/STAGE 12

FINAL DISSERTATION – ECTS 8

CREDITS IN TOTAL – 180 ECTS