Diploma in Visual Arts and Design

This course is available only to international students.

Available to:
International students only.
Campus:
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Sydney (Strathfield), NSW
Duration:

1 year full-time

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For international students interested in a broadly-based program that integrates the study of selected units in the areas of studio-based art, graphic design or history and theory of art and design combined with relevant communication and business skills.

1 year full-time

Deferment

Credit Points

80

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder.

The course assists students to prepare for a career in the visual arts and design industries.

Overall score: 6.0. Individual score of 5.5 in all tests.

A UniAccess-International student who successfully completes eight units specified by a UniAccess program may either leave with a Diploma qualification or continue their studies with a place in the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design course.

The Diploma in Visual Arts and Design course is available as a UniAccess-International program.

The aim is to provide an opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds to study a selection of units of interest to them in a program that offers a pathway to a relevant Bachelors degree. The course is offered on a fee-paying basis and is available to international students (UniAccess-International).

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For international students interested in a broadly-based program that integrates the study of selected units in the areas of studio-based art, graphic design or history and theory of art and design combined with relevant communication and business skills.

1 year full-time

Melbourne
  • 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 16-Jul-2018 , 11-Feb-2019 , 22-Jul-2019
Strathfield
  • 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 16-Jul-2018 , 11-Feb-2019 , 22-Jul-2019

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Credit Points

80

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
  • Unit Fee: $2625.00 (2017)
  • Average first year fee: $21000.00 (2017)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $21000.00 (2017)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

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To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed year 12 or equivalent with a minimum 50% pass, plus an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with an individual score of 5.5 in all tests.

The course assists students to prepare for a career in the visual arts and design industries.

Overall score: 6.0. Individual score of 5.5 in all tests.

A UniAccess-International student who successfully completes eight units specified by a UniAccess program may either leave with a Diploma qualification or continue their studies with a place in the Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design course.

The Diploma in Visual Arts and Design course is available as a UniAccess-International program.

The aim is to provide an opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds to study a selection of units of interest to them in a program that offers a pathway to a relevant Bachelors degree. The course is offered on a fee-paying basis and is available to international students (UniAccess-International).

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