Melbourne Polytechnic

Diploma of Visual Arts

CUA51115

Prahran, Preston

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 Melbourne Polytechnic

  • $8,850*

    + $250 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Prahran

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Preston

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $11,800*

    + $250 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Prahran

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Preston

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
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

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 Melbourne Polytechnic, 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.

  • Develop exhibition concepts
    BSBLIB504

  • Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD506

  • Refine digital art techniques
    CUADIG508

  • Refine drawing techniques
    CUADRA501

  • Develop professional illustrations
    CUAILL501

  • Refine illustration techniques
    CUAILL502

  • Originate a body of independent creative work
    CUAPPR601

  • Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level
    CUAPPR606

  • Critique cultural works
    CUARES502

Course Provider

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