So you've decided the course you were studying wasn't your cup of
tea. It's okay to change your mind, it happens. After all, you should
be happy, or at least enjoy what you're doing. If Mark Zuckerberg can
drop out of his course and still be successful, then so can you!
Figuring out which course will actually help you achieve your career
goals. If you don't know right now, that's fine. TAFE NSW is here to
help and give you some inspo.
Starting a new course again doesn't have to be a headache. You may
not need to start from scratch. With a TAFE NSW degree you may be
eligible for exemption from some subjects if you've completed studies
in a similar field or have relevant industry experience.
We've listed a sample of our degree courses below to get the ideas flowing.
Nicky Zimmerman, Alex Perry and Dion Lee. These huge names are all
TAFE NSW graduates and only a selection of the crazy talent that our
fashion courses produce. The three-year Bachelor of Fashion Design
degree is offered at our Fashion Design Studio
(FDS) in Ultimo, Sydney. The FDS was named in the top 50 fashion
schools in the WORLD, so it's no surprise that this school is very
popular in Australia. The course will teach you how to expand on your
own creativity as well as learn the technical and business skills
required to be successful in this industry. This degree could be the
first step towards the runway at New York Fashion Week, just like our
graduate, Jessica Van's, achievement.
Calling all creative individuals with a vivid imagination! This
degree can help launch your career in many industries such as
television, feature filmmaking, game design and development, online
content development and advertising, and many more. If you need more
inspiration, one of our teachers, Lily Dell, has worked on movies
like The Jungle Book 2 and Who Framed Roger
Rabbit. This specialist
three-year course will develop your skills in visual effects
and animation, while also teaching you the practical knowledge needed
for the 3D art and animation professional world.
Interested in the fast-growing and dynamic industry of technology?
This three-year degree will qualify you to work as a network security
specialist. This involves protecting the security of data and
information as well as developing solutions for the management and
protection of big data. Bottom line, cybercrime is a serious threat to
Australian business, consumers and government and you could be their
cyber Superman (too cheesy?). This course has been accredited by the
Australian Computer Society (ACS) and complies with the ACS standards
for specialist IT degrees. Are you the next Clark Kent ?!
If you adore working with kids, this four-year degree could be for
you. This accredited course qualifies you to work as a teacher in
preschools and long day care. The degree will prepare you for life
after you graduate, with practical training including work placement.
The demand for childcare workers in Australia is high, so this course
could be a smart option if you're passionate about working with children.
Do you consider yourself as a creative and innovative person? Our
three-year Bachelor of Design degree (Interior Design) is delivered
from our award winning Design Centre at Enmore, Sydney. From studio
learning to internships, this course will help you to develop both
practical and theoretical skills, setting you up for success in the
design industry worldwide. An added bonus to completing your
internship is the valuable contacts you gain, which means a greater
chance of employment upon graduation. Time to unleash your creativity
in the design world?
You don't have to go to Uni to get a degree. In fact, there's so
many advantages in studying your degree at TAFE NSW. To name a few -
smaller classes which makes for better learning and interaction, hands
on practical training so you're job ready, opportunities for
internships and work placement; I could go on! Find out for yourself.
So, it's time to get your thinking cap on. Keep all of your options
open, and remember - changing courses is NOT the end of the world.
For our full list of degrees plus more info on the above click here.