Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
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If you want to turn your artistic talents and creative passion into a practical, viable career, a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts from Edith Cowan University is an excellent place to start.
This course has been specially designed to focus on quality creative output, critical inquiry and engagement with our current visual culture, all while equipping students with the practical skills you'll need to pursue a professional contemporary arts career. You'll choose from three majors: fashion, photomedia and visual arts, as well as completing core units to boost your communication skills, innovation, lateral thinking and independence.
The firsthand experience you gain in the development of creative networks, production, studio work and exhibitions will be invaluable as you embark upon your journey into the world of contemporary arts. After three years of full-time study (or six years part-time), you'll graduate with the professional artistic experience and networking skills you need to follow your dream career path.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this arts & humanities course, the subjects you may study include:
Visual Arts major
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates are prepared to seek a range of professional careers in the contemporary arts industry. Depending on their major, graduates may enter the fashion industry, find employment within the national or international art scene, or pursue work in professional photography.
Wondering where a career in arts and humanities could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Students may pay for this course upfront or through a government HECS-HELP loan (if eligible).
Scholarships and ECU Student Loans are also available to eligible students.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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