The Diploma in Visual Arts program develops a creative approach to a variety of art techniques and knowledge through a strong combination of theory and practical study, aimed at those wishing to establish a career as an art practitioner. As technology and media continue to evolve, Visual Arts graduates need to be equipped with a wide range of knowledge and skills in the fields of art and design. Thus, the program covers areas of specialization and emphasis is given to artistic expression and communication skills. Art and design play an important role in our society, especially in the commercial world where the creative field is increasingly challenging. The program will introduce the role and influence of art and design in today’s world and prepare students for their part as active and practicing artists in society.
Programme Modules *
Students will be introduced to key aspects of design history and theory, technical skills, design thinking and practice in art and design. Students’ work will be supported by weekly technical demonstration sessions to aid their design skills, and they will also be involved in other practical workshops.
Students will begin to think more professionally about visual arts. They will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge acquired in the first year to explore and do research on design principles, theory, and work practice in visual arts.
Students will refine their creativity by focusing on their professional interests to identify dynamic art and design solutions and to create distinctive and industry-ready portfolios.
* Selected programme modules
Minimum Entry Requirement
*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.
The course structure, knowledge, experience, and support available to students are all designed with the goal of developing their skills, stimulating the competencies and imaginative thinking needed for their creative careers in a challenging and competitive work environment. The program produces graduates who are flexible and responsive. More importantly, they are ready to work as:
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
(Off on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)