Name of qualification Name of qualification: Inženir fotografije/inženirka fotografijeAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Photography engineer
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Short cycle higher vocational diploma
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Short cycle higher vocational education
Duration Duration of education:
2 years
Credits Credits: 120 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); 


  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
  • Additional conditions for enrolment:
  • On enrolment candidates submit a portfolio of photographs with which they demonstrate their knowledge of and proficiency in basic techniques of photography and photographic vision and design. The portfolio must contain 20 authorised photographs of a format of around 24 x 30 cm or a variant format mounted on a suitable base. Candidates should present four different thematic categories from the spectrum of photographic fields and give an oral presentation of them in the form of a discussion before a committee appointed by the teaching staff of the school.
ISCED field Field:
Arts and humanities
ISCED subfield subfield: audio-visual techniques and media production
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 6
EQF Level: EQF 5
EOVK Level: Short cycle

Learning outcomes:
(general competences)
  • plan, prepare, implement and check own work and the work of others,
  • communicate with co-workers and experts and advise customers,
  • use technical terminology and communicate in one foreign language,
  • participate in an expert team and in the resolution of problems,
  • carry out project work,
  • lead activities and provide professional advice to the customer,
  • plan human resources, be responsible for the education and training of personnel and plan the organisation of internal education and training,
  • lead and participate in the process of formal and non-formal education and training,
  • use modern information and communication technologies,
  • develop enterprise characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • use energy, material and time rationally,
  • protect health and the environment and be responsible for own safety and the safety of others,
 (specific vocational competences)
  • implement and control procedures in a digital laboratory,
  • implement and control procedures in a photographic darkroom,
  • take studio photographs,
  • photograph and process pictorial material using analogue and digital techniques,
  • prepare, photograph and process pictorial material for a multimedia presentation,
  • photograph material for the needs of documentation and archiving,
  • make stage recordings,
  • make film and television recordings,
  • offer professional and organisational/technical support in the photographic segment of the filming of film, video and similar projects,
  • take creative, artistic photographs,
  • take photographs for the needs of advertising,
  • photograph and process photographs of internal fittings, interiors and exteriors of buildings, landscaping and urban planning arrangements,
  • take news and reportage photographs,
  • edit photographs in print.

Assesment and completion:
Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).


Students may progress to the second year if they have successfully completed first-year modules, subjects and practical training (including practical classes, seminar papers, projects, examinations, etc.) totalling at least 45 credits, where all practical classes and practical training course units must be completed in full. 


First-cycle study programmes (SQF, level 7)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Diplomas are issued to students who complete all obligatory modules/subjects (65 credits), two elective modules (40 credits), one elective subject (5 credits), one free elective subject (5 credits) and a diploma thesis (5 credits).

Awarding body:

Inštitut in akademija za multimedije, Višja šola za multimedije; Šolski center Srečka Kosovela Sežana, Višja strokovna šola


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