Box Hill Institute

Diploma of Visual Arts

CUA51115

Melbourne City

This versatile diploma develops your ability to apply arts theory in meaningful ways across a wide range of contexts including digital art, jewellery making, drawing, photo media and wood design.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Visual Arts with Box Hill Institute

  • $6,021*

    + $528 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

  • $10,743*

    + $528 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne City

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 12, Certificate IV or higher, Interview, Portfolio

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This course may help you to realise your creative aspirations by providing you with regular and detailed feedback to help you prepare for a career in the visual arts industry.

You will explore and develop skills in specialist areas including painting, printmaking and sculpture and build on your existing skills.

Our visiting artist program ensures you develop a breadth of understanding of current trends in visual art. Studies in art theory and art business are integral to the Diploma.

You will select a major study in either painting, printmaking or sculpture and at the end of the year will exhibit your works. You will also undertake a minor study of their choice in painting, printmaking, sculpture or works on paper.

  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Printmaker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Visual Arts with Box Hill Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
    CUAACD501

  • Research and apply light and colour
    CUAACD504

  • Realise a body of creative work
    CUAPPR501

  • Develop own sustainable professional practice
    CUAPPR502

  • Present a body of own creative work
    CUAPPR503

  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice
    CUAPPR505

  • Analyse cultural history and theory
    CUARES503

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
    BSBSMB305

  • Market the small business
    BSBSMB403

  • Experiment with techniques to produce drawings
    CUADRA401

  • Refine drawing techniques
    CUADRA501

  • Investigate drawing materials and processes
    CUADRA502

  • Install and dismantle exhibition elements
    CUAEVP403

  • Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
    CUAIND401

  • Investigate painting materials and processes
    CUAPAI502

  • Investigate printmaking materials and processes
    CUAPRI502

  • Conduct research
    CUARES402

  • Critique cultural works
    CUARES502

  • Investigate sculptural materials and processes
    CUASCU502

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
335
Provider Type
Government
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