Deakin University

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)

Deakin University
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

This program offers students a range of skills including: grounding in the fundamental skills and techniques used in the broad field of the visual arts; exploration of diverse art forms and collaborative practice; experience of bringing art forms together in major projects; training in creative arts enterprise and management; training in academic knowledge necessary to understand the arts and critical, contemporary practices that prepare students for higher degree research and careers as professional practitioners. This program will give students opportunity to gain qualifications, skills and knowledge for professional practice in the visual arts, and to understand and enable exchange across disciplines. Students will develop skills for a specialised industry vocation or a broader role in the fields of culture and the arts. Simultaneously students will be introduced to critical and historical discourses that situate their practice in a research framework.


Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Artist, Graphic Designer, Photographer, and Designer.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV in a related discipline; OR
  • Completion of a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline; OR
  • Successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units; OR
  • Relevant work or life experience

All students must also present of a portfolio of work to a satisfactory standard.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Burwood
  • Waterfront

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Deakin University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Artist
$70k102
Graphic Designer
$60k362
Photographer
$50k60
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Student ratings of Deakin University courses

Deakin University
4.3
(865 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
89%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
88%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.3
Course content compared to what was expected
4.3
Balance between theory and practical work
4.0
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.2
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.3
Assistance to help you find a job
3.3
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)

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