Latrobe College of Art & Design

The most recognised Independent College of Visual Arts, Graphic Design, and Photography, in Victoria


Art and Design Courses Melbourne

Welcome to Latrobe College of Art & Design, specialised training in visual arts, photography, and graphic design courses.

With small class sizes and dedicated studio spaces, we offer students an individualised experience when they enter our art and design courses in Melbourne.

Based in Collingwood, Latrobe College of Art & Design is conveniently located near to Melbourne’s CBD for students wishing to study specialist art and design courses

For all enquiries regarding our courses, enrolment, or the application process, please contact us here or phone us on +61 3 9495 6622.

Course Enrolment
Applying to study our art and design courses in Melbourne is simple and quick. Locate Our course application process or view the entry dates below.

We offer focused and prestigious courses in:

Local and international students of all ages can apply for our courses for the following entry dates:

  • Winter 2019 Entry Option starts June 3rd 2019
  • Spring 2019 Entry Option starts September 16th 2019
  • Autumn 2020 Entry Option starts February 17th 2020

Single subject enrolment is also available. Learn more about single subject enrolment here.

Short and one-day workshops in Painting, Drawing, Photography and Architecture are available.

Short Courses and Overseas Tours with our Dedicated Teachers

As well as this, Latrobe College of Art & Design offers 1-2 week intensive overseas contemporary art tours. These are available to both students and non-students.

Our next tours in 2019 are:

    Bali, 18-24 May 2019
    Venice Biennale, 28 Aug – 8 Sep 2019



When you enter the Latrobe College of Art & Design’s Collingwood Campus, you will be met with a friendly, supportive community feeling.

The college is a government-approved, independent tertiary institution, offering exclusive visual art, design, and photography courses in Melbourne. Established in 1995, we celebrated 24 years of excellence in arts education in 2019.

Offering smaller, more customised classes than other institutions in Melbourne, we are able to provide an enriching, tutorial-based arts education that delivers significantly more one-on-one learning.

With experienced teachers and a complete focus on visual arts, photography, and graphic design, students can develop their craft and refine their path at Latrobe College of Art & Design.

Latrobe College of Art & Design has both a reputation for and a history of success in the arts. This can be seen in our dedicated and committed staff, as well as the many graduates who have produced award-winning, recognised work through exhibits, design firms, and creative businesses.

Our friendly staff welcomes students of all ages, regardless of your previous experience or cultural background. We offer flexible study options, including full-time and part-time programs, as well as work-based study.

Study Visual Art, Graphic Design, and Photography in our Diploma courses or Advanced Diploma in Visual Arts, or choose from individual classes to focus your learning in the areas that most appeal to your creative direction.

At Latrobe College of Art & Design, all Advanced Diploma students are given permanent, individual studio spaces to work in. Vet Student Loans can also be accessed by eligible part-time and full-time students.


In the Studios

Latrobe College of Art and Design

LaTrobe College of Art & Design is a renowned independent art college in the arts hub of Collingwood known for its teaching staff and the success of its specialised courses in visual art, digital media and design. Accredited Courses are offered in painting, multimedia design, video production, illustration, photography, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, print design, studio practice,interactive animation, galleries & exhibition practice, art history and theory.
Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignMonday, June 24th, 2019 at 5:51pm

The gallery walls are covered in photos from this years Bali Photography Tour. So many good photos reminding us of such a great trip. Congratulations everyone. #latrobecollege #latrobecollegeofartanddesign #lcadbali #artschool #arttour #art

Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignMonday, June 17th, 2019 at 5:22pm

Congratulations to alumnus Devi Seetharam who is in a group show at @marsgallery 7 James Street, Windsor, Melbourne from 20 June – 6 July

Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignSaturday, June 15th, 2019 at 5:15pm

“Concealed Delights for the Haptic Sense”.
This week Extended Drawing Perception used seeing hands to observe, sketch and mimic, an array of curiously concocted mystery bagged objects, via paper and tape. Nice job everyone!

Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignTuesday, June 11th, 2019 at 5:38pm

Come along to Latrobe College on Saturday the 15th June at 2pm to find out about this years Venice Art Tour to be held late August this year. The title of this years Biennale is “May You Live in Interesting Time’s” and this is a...

Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignWednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 12:57am

Lots of hammering, sawing, filing and fun in sculpture this morning #latrobecollege #latrobecollegeofartanddesign #studyart #sculpture #artschool #sculptureclass #contemporaryart

Latrobe College of Art and Design



Advanced Diploma of Visual Art

Diploma Of Visual Art



Diploma Of Graphic Design

Diploma of graphic design


Diploma of Photography & Photo Imaging

Diploma of photography & photo imaging



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