Which university is best for Photography in Canada and affordable too?

Asked by Paras mehra almost 2 years ago

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Danish Ali Khan

Danish Ali Khan

MentR-Me Team

Study Abroad Expert

Because of its stunning animals, cutting-edge buildings, and positive attitude, Canada is a photographer's dream. The nation is home to stunning natural scenery, the world's longest beaches, and the well-known Northern lights. It only seems sensible that those interested in photography look to this lovely nation to finish their professional education. In Canada, pursuing a profession in photography has several advantages, including high pay, work-life balance, and the chance to visit the entire country. Additionally, the nation provides a variety of photography schools that can quickly help you turn your hobby into a lucrative business. 

You can join outstanding photography clubs at some of Canada's most prestigious universities, including the University of Toronto, McGill University, University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, University of Waterloo, and the University of Ottawa while pursuing a degree in a different field of study. This is a fantastic chance to polish your abilities, develop your portfolio, and acquire professional experience in various photographic styles. These organizations host contests and foster a spirit of competitiveness that might help you hone your skills and try new things.

  1. UBC Photographic Society
  2. UW Photo Club
  3. Hart House Camera Club
  4. McGill University Photography Students' Society (MUPSS)
  5. University of Ottawa Photography Club

Eligibility requirements

  • must be older than 16 and have achieved a minimum score of 60 to 70% on their secondary board examination (can be more depending on the college).
  • IELTS overall score of six or above
  • in grade 12, English must be at least 60%.
  • basic understanding of how cameras work
  • experience in photography to some extent
  • a portfolio to demonstrate your level of expertise

Depending on the degree of study, the typical cost varies substantially. The cost for a bachelor's degree might be between CAD 50,000 and $100,000, or roughly INR 30,00,000 to 60,00,000 for the complete program. The price for a postgraduate degree might be between CAD 30,000 and 50,000, or approximately INR 10,00,000 to INR 30,00,000 for the entire course.

The pay will vary substantially depending on the industry you choose to work in. Moving up is, however, incredibly simple with experience and expertise. Graduates in photography in Canada often start out making between 30,000 and 50,000 CAD. Hourly pay for contract and freelancing work ranges from CAD 30 to 50. With more years of experience in the industry, this keeps rising.

So? Does this clear your doubts or do you want any more questions answered? Feel free to ask anything.


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