To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:
New South Wales
Assumed knowledge: 2 units of English (any) (Band 3).
Recommended studies: Visual Arts for study in Visual Arts.
Assumed knowledge: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English.
*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.
2. Completion Requirements
To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings consisting of:
120 cp of Visual Arts Specialisation consisting of:
40 cp from 2D Studies;
30 cp from 3D/4D Object Design;
20 cp from ARTS332 and ARTS340
30 cp from Art and Design History and Theory (which must include one of the following program core units, ARTS331 Contemporary Art in a Globalised World or ARTS338 International Study Tour: Venice Biennale);
40 cp from Graphic Design minor;
40 cp of Arts minor chosen from minors available in the Bachelor of Arts or 40 cp of Arts electives from BA offerings;
20 cp from Specified Units;
20 cp from Core Curriculum Units.
Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.
4. Exit Point
A student who has successfully completed the requirements for the Diploma in Visual Arts and Design may exit from the course with that qualification.
UNCC100 Self and Community: Exploring the anatomy of modern society or PHIL102 Theories of Human Nature or PHIL104 Introduction to Ethics (P); UNCC301 Humanity in Catholic History and Culture, UNCC302
Human Dignity in International Context (I)