About the course:
In our nationally recognised Diploma of Visual Art and Advanced Diploma of Visual Art students develop a range of technical skills and conceptual strategies in visual art whilst developing their own individual direction. Participants discover and learn new methods and are able to focus on work and materials of their own choice. Through the course they will undertake subjects in studio practice, painting methods, sculpture, drawing and mixed media, art history, digital & moving image, photography and exhibition practice. Students have the option of enrolling in an art focused stream or a photography focused stream in visual art.
Latrobe College of Art & Design is one of the leading colleges of art in Melbourne and its new Collingwood studio warehouse provides an exciting environment in which to study fine art and visual art.
Small class sizes and one-to-one teaching allow students to rapidly forge a creative direction and identify an independent visual art practice. A studio space will be allocated to students in their second year of study.
Our visual art courses are taught in fully equipped studios with up-to-date amenities, digital labs, workshops and common rooms required to create an amazing learning environment. Students also exhibit their work in the Latrobe College Gallery Space and each year have the opportunity to join the annual trips to New York, the Venice Biennale or Berlin to complete an intensive unit of study.
Career options for the Diploma of Visual Art and Advanced Diploma of Visual Art include visual artist, photographer, animator, illustrator, designer, gallery assistant, gallery director, visual art teacher, museum conservator, exhibition curator, specialist artisan, visual art industry expert. Students can go on to further study at university level and receive credit for their study in these programs.
1st Year (Diploma of Visual Art)
- Drawing & Mixed Media
- Studio Art & Ideas
- Painting Methods
- Art History 20th Century Modernism and Postmodernism
- Digital & Moving Image
2nd year (Advanced Diploma of Visual Art)
- Extended Drawing
- Studio Exhibition Project
- Art Practice & Theory
- Independent Studio & Visiting Artist
- Extended Painting Methods
Photography Stream :
- In the Photography stream, students will exchange
drawing and sculpture units will Photography units
|Autumn, trimester 1||18 February 2019||Three days per week. Part-time is available.|
|Winter, trimester 2||3 June 2019|
|Spring, trimester 3||16 September 2019|
Apply directly to Latrobe College of Art & Design. Click the Apply button to make a course application.
All prospective students are invited to the college to view the studio facilities and to discuss their application. It is recommended that the student brings with them a folio or examples of their artwork or details other past experience so that college can determine that the course is the correct fit for their interests.
The student is also welcome to visit and the college and discuss the program before submitting an application. Please contact the college on 03 9495 6622 or click contact or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit.
|Year Enrolment||$13,125||Full-time is comprised of 5 Units of Study per week. Students electing to do a reduced study load can do so. Fees are proportionate to the student’s study load.|
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Full time student upfront payment per trimester
|$995||Vet Student Loans is available to students with Australian citizenship. Enrolment in two or more Units of Study qualifies students for the government capped help loan system. VSL will cover 77% of tuition fees, is not restricted by previous uni study and is not means tested. Please contact the college on 03 9495 6622 for more details.|
per Unit of Study
|$199||Students must be enrolled in 2 or subjects or more per trimester to access|
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