Obtain a higher education whilst working.


Take single courses or get the full degree

The Diploma Degree programme in documentary photography consists of a total of 60 ECTS. It provides you with competencies that are equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree programme.

It is development-based and combines theoretical studies with a practical approach with courses led by active industry practioners.

In addition, it is possible to take a single course or selected courses if you want to learn more about a particular topic.


The full diploma program is composed of:

Mandatory modules – total of 35 ECTS:


  • The Documentary Photography Project (10 ECTS)

  • The Short Documentary Film (10 ECTS)

  • Visual Storytelling (10 ECTS) - coming soon

  • Visual Perception and Understanding / How Users Read on Print, Web and Mobile Devices (5 ECTS) - coming soon


Elective modules – 10 ECTS (a choice of one of these or any other we will develop in response to developments in the media landscape)


  • Business & Industry (10 ECTS) - coming soon

  • Presentation & Dissemination (10 ECTS) - coming soon

  • Documentary Portraits (10 ECTS) - coming soon


Final project - 15 ECTS

More elective courses coming soon.

Photo by Søren Pagter / DMJX