You will learn through hands-on practice in studios, workshops and labs.
Theory subjects are taught in a lecture format. All classes are taught by industry practitioners who have current knowledge of new technologies and visual arts techniques.
Study areas include drawing, painting, installation, digital media, web design, printmaking, sculpture, photography, business, and exhibition.You will learn from teachers who are working arts practitioners, focused on developing each students’ own individual aesthetic approach and creative practice.
Our staff, as industry practitioners, can support networking opportunities with industry and alumni to help guide you in gaining employment upon graduation. As part of the curriculum, you will not only learn creativity and theory but also the business skills you need to start your career.
Flexible study options are available for those who currently work or are aiming to work in the industry while studying.
Students are assessed via folios, printed and digital output, written documentation, reports, online quizzes and exhibitions. Although some projects are team oriented, most work is individual.The Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts also offers strong links to the arts industry, gallery tours and exhibitions, guest speakers and visiting arts practitioners.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.