Admission Requirements

Diploma of Secondary Studies (DES), including:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV Science
  • Secondary IV Mathematics
  • Secondary IV History

or academic background judged equivalent to the DES.

(Students with a DES missing any of the above subjects may be admitted, space permitting, but may be required to complete remedial courses.)

Additional Admission Requirements


      • Applicants should assemble a portfolio of 20 photographs as a gallery using an application such as Picasa, Google+, Carbonmade, Flickr or equivalent. Send a link to your online gallery to the Chair of the Professional Photography Department, Remember to “share” your gallery if using Picasa or Flickr. (Paper/hard copies will NOT be accepted.)
      • Portfolio must be shared by March 1st.
      • Portfolio images must be jpeg files with the longest dimension of the image measuring 1600 pixel in length.

      • A letter of intent in the form of an e-mail should be submitted at the same time as the portfolio. Send it to The letter of intent should briefly describe the applicant’s level of skill, experience and ambitions concerning a career as a professional photographer.
      • Deadline: March 1st.

Please note: Applicants should have basic familiarity with digital cameras and computers.


For general, non-program specific requirements, please consult the Admission Requirements page.

Application Deadline

      • March 1 (for Fall semester)

The program begins in the Fall semester; new students are not admitted into the program in the Winter term.

Last Modified: January 11, 2018