Objectives of the course

The course allowes the students to obtain a fundamental knowledge of  techniques and methods concerning analogical and digital photography and of processing of images,  assuring a good level of ability about  methods and visual languages . The course offers to  students  instruments and  skills useful in order to realize photographic works on  territory and develop their own research and expressiveness.

Graduates must:

  • Possess an appropriate knowledge of developing and printing of  analogical photography,  of processing and printing of digital images;
  • Be fluent in one of the European Languages (in addition to the native language) at least;
  • Possess adequate communication and organizational skills, particularly in using Information instruments.

Employment Prospects

Our students will be able to create work in the field of professional photography, both in visual arts and in creative activities or to get involved in external exhibition and international and national events performing specific interventions in photography works.

The Academy will plan, in agreement with public and private organizations,  stages and internships to let the  students  gain knowledge and experience in their field of study.

Access Requirements

To be enrolled it is mandatory to possess:

  • an High School Diploma or any other degree obtained  abroad, if recognized  as valid even with International Agreements;
  • knowledge of the fundamental abilities, useful to be admetted to the course; these abilities will be tested with the aptitude test. If the test won’t be passed, the Institute can  provide additional educational goals to be achieved during the first Academic Year .

Academic Admission Test

Admission exams  consist of  aptitude test meant to verify the candidates’ knowledge and competences related to Photography.

Final exam

The Final Exam foresees:

  • An artistic-planning thesis consisting of the producting works on a subject, specifically assigned by the Professor of the course of the course to which the student is enrolled;
  • A thesis of historical – theoretical or methodological or technical – artistic nature, in the form of a short essay, in one of the disciplines included in the academic curriculum or in the personal study plan. The eventual subject of artistic production attached to the thesis will be functional to the specific character of the thesis itself.


Code Area Discipline Credits


  First Year      
ABPR31 C Photography 1 12 150 T.P.
ABPC66 AI History of Cinema and Video 6 45 T.
ABST47 B History of Ancient Art 6 45 T
ABPR16 B Perspectival Drawing Theory and Practice 6 75 T.P.
ABPR19 C Web Design 6 75 T.P.
ABPC66 AI History of Photography 8 60 T.
ABAV4 AI Special Graphic Techniques 8 100 T.P.
    English 4 30 T.
    Basic Computer Science 4 30 T.
  Second Year      
ABPR31 C Photography 2 12 150 T.P.
ABTEC39 B Digital Elaboration of Images 1 6 75 T.P.
ABTEC41 C Digital Modelling Techniques – 3d Computer 6 45 T.
ABST46 AI Aesthetics 6 45 T.
ABPC65 B Mass Media Theory and Method 6 45 T.
ABPR34 C Fashion design 6 75 T.P.
ABTEC38 B Digital Applications for Art 6 75 T.P.
ABST47 B History of Modern Art 6 45 T.
ABST51 C Phenomenology of Contemporary Art 6 45 T.
  Third Year      
ABPR31 C Photography 3 12 150 T.P.
ABST47 B History of Contemporary Art 6 45 T.
ABST58 AI Perception Theory and Form Psichology 6 45 T.
ABTEC38 B Digital Printing Techniques and Technologies 6 75 T.P.
ABTEC38 B Digital Elaboration of Images 2 6 75 T.P.
ABPR23 AI Lightning Techniques 6 75 T.P.
    Free choice courses, among the allied or additional  teachings related to  the specific  plan of study and  not selected as compulsory or among all the teachings  included in the other  plans of study; the student can even  insert  credits for the internship activities in this area (maximum 4 credits) 10    


Thesis 8    
    Total of credits, required in order to obtain the degree 180    

Activities:  B= basic;    C=characterizing;    I= Allied or additional

Type of academic  activities: T = theoretical;      P = Practical;   TP = theoretical-practical