Follow your talent in arts into a creative career

Extend your expertise and develop valuable presentation skills to help you succeed in your area of interest across fine art, illustration and photography. When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts, you’ll have advanced conceptual and technical skills, and the confidence to build a professional art folio.

The course is designed with a studio structure engaging contemporary arts studio, open studio, 2D studio, drawing and industry. There is a strong focus on self-directed projects supported by an experienced professional team of teachers with broad links to the arts industry. While this course is delivered at the Frankston campus, students will have access to an extensive range of facilities across campuses, including sculpture workshops, printmaking facilities, studio, photography cyclorama and lighting studio, darkroom and green screen facilities and art studios.

Towards the end of the course, you’ll also be able to display your work in an industry exhibition and participate in public art projects.

This course is delivered over one year full time (2 days) or two years part time (1 day), plus industry and culture units. There is also an accelerated option delivered full time over six months or part time over one year.

TIMETABLE - Accelerated option
Semester 1 2018
Program A:
Monday 9am - 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Friday 9am - 2pm

Program B:
Tuesday 9am - 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Thursday 9.30am - 12pm and 1pm – 3.30pm

Semester 2 2018
Program A:
Monday 9am - 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Friday 9.30am - 12pm and 1pm - 3.30pm

Program B:
Tuesday 9am - 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Thursday 9am - 2pm

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 year. Part Time, 2 years.
2018 start dates
Week commencing 19 Feb.