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International Course Info

Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

  • National Code: CUA60715
  • CRICOS Code: 090491G

This qualification is for people who want to work as an independent professional visual arts practitioners who have a command of wide-ranging, highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills and knowledge. These skills will allow you to extend and refine your practice to a point where you are able to originate, realise and exhibit a substantial body of resolved work that expresses your individual creative vision. The ability to engage in critical discourse and debate about your own work and the work of others is underpinned by a mature engagement with a range of theoretical concepts and historical perspectives.

You will be working in a wide range of contexts across the arts and other industries. You are often sole practitioner but may also hold positions in government or commercial organisations, bringing the visual arts perspective to areas such as business, community services and science. At this level, you may also teach art in a range of different community contexts.

You may wish to study a pathway and application within this course that provides a 'specialist' visual arts / fine arts outcome dependant on the electives studied. However, not all TAFE NSW colleges offer all electives.

Subject area: Fine Arts

Course code:
R10420
Course fee:
A$9,790
1 Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Prerequisite: Diploma of Visual Arts (R10416)
  • Academic IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 60 or English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW or equivalent
  • COURSE INTAKES

    FOR 2019

    Hunter Street
    Hunter Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Kingswood
    Western Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Meadowbank
    Northern Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb

    FOR 2020

    Hunter Street
    Hunter Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb (Full) , Jul
    Kingswood
    Western Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb , Apr , Sep
    Meadowbank
    Northern Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$9,790 Enrol: Feb
     

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS

    ARTICULATIONS

     

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Working within and across many media, practicing within:

    • ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design sectors
    • involvement in installation and public artwork
    • teaching in a range of community settings