The diploma course is perfect for individuals seeking self employment or work within the wider creative industries community. This course will also enhance and develop further learning within the broader creative arts field. This course enables students to specialise in core areas of visual culture and professional practice with electives in painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, ceramics and digital media technology, combining specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills within the creative arts sector. TAFE Queensland’s leading industry experts and specialist educators can provide students with the skills needed to flourish within the competitive creative arts sector. Successful completion of the Diploma of Visual Arts will provide graduates with the skills and attributes appropriate for self employment or other creative occupations within a wide range of arts, government, community or commercial organisations. The degree course will allow you to build your skills and understanding of contemporary art and culture and to develop and maintain a strong practice in the Visual Arts sector. Graduates become practising artists who develop their careers in a wide range of art, design and culturally related fields including gallery exhibitions, arts education, arts administration, curating, exhibition and display design, public art, product design, illustration, and publications.
This combined qualification leads to the awards of the Diploma of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Creative Industries (Visual Arts). The degree is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with the University of Canberra. Applicants offered a place in the diploma who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. Fee subsidies and VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information. The degree is a Commonwealth supported place.
For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.
Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Portfolio
QTAC applications for this program close: 2 December 2023 for semester 1, 2024 entry; and 13 May 2024 for semester 2, 2024 entry. To be considered after these dates, interested applicants should contact the relevant TAFE Queensland campus directly on 1300 308 233.
Portfolio submission is separate to the QTAC application. The relevant TAFE Queensland campus will send out official correspondence inviting portfolio submission once the QTAC application has been submitted. Applicants are selected on the basis of their portfolio only. Contact TAFE Queensland on 1300 308 233 for more details regarding the portfolio process.
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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Arts professional, visual arts and crafts professional, commercial photographer, printmaker, sculptor, painter (visual arts), milliner, costume jewellery designer, fashion accessories designer, potter or ceramic artist, graphic designer, woodwork designer, commercial textile designer, illustrator.
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