CQ University Australia

Diploma of Visual Arts

CUA51115

Rockhampton

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.

  • $12,000*

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    • Duration
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  • Rockhampton

    • TBA

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

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Entry Requirements
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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

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Printmaker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Visual Arts with CQ University Australia, 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.

  • Use and respect copyright
    BSBIPR401

  • Plan social media engagement
    BSBMKG527

  • Create observational drawings
    CUAACD502

  • Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD506

  • Refine drawing techniques
    CUADRA501

  • Refine painting techniques
    CUAPAI501

  • Investigate painting materials and processes
    CUAPAI502

  • Enhance, manipulate and output photo images
    CUAPHI403

  • Refine printmaking techniques
    CUAPRI501

  • Investigate printmaking materials and processes
    CUAPRI502

  • Use specialised techniques to produce jewellery and objects
    MEM19036A

  • Apply traditional techniques to jewellery and 3D object production
    MEM19038A

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
170
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions