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Diploma in Visual Arts and Design

This course is available only to international students.


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time.

Course available at:
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Diploma

To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 60 cp from Electives.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements for the Certificate in Visual Arts and Design may exit with that award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ARTS112 10 Art and Design History and Theory 1
ENGL105 10 English Language Communication Skills


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ARTS109 10 2D Studies 1
ARTS110 10 3D/4D Object Design 1
ARTS111 10 Graphic Design 1
ARTS113 10 2D Studies 2
ARTS114 10 3D/4D Object Design 2
ARTS115 10 Graphic Design 2
ARTS116 10 Art and Design History and Theory 2
MEDA100 10 Introduction to Media Production
MEDA201 10 Video/Film Production

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.