The Art Institute (RTO 45423)
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Ready to turn your passion for art into formal study? Get ready to expand your knowledge of western art and its history with The Art Appreciation Course from The Art Institute!
This 100% online course delves deep into the world of western art through 12 in-depth study modules and interactive assignments. You'll begin with a broad overview of the subject, which will introduce you to significant artistic styles, movements, artworks and artists in the western art tradition. Then it's on to specific periods: you'll cover the Renaissance; 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; impressionism; art deco and art nouveau; cubism, abstraction and surrealism; the post-cubism period; and contemporary art from 1980 onwards. You'll also cover Australian art from the past 200 years, and investigate the art market itself, exploring how art is valued, sold and collected around the world.
Curated by art consultant Hilary Kay and 12 passionate art specialists, this comprehensive course is perfect for those wishing to take the first steps towards a career in the art world, or for hobbyists who wish to take their art appreciation to the next level. You'll study online, in your own time and at your own pace, and you'll graduate with a wealth of knowledge and a Certificate in Art Appreciation that will help you continue exploring your passion!
In this arts & humanities course, the subjects you may study include:
The Art Institute offers student support services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enrolled students receive access to a secure student site and are allocated a personal tutor, who’s available to guide you through your studies and offer support where needed.
All of your study is conducted entirely online, with in-depth, easy-to-follow modules and interactive assignments. All you need is access to the internet and basic computer skills – and your expert tutor is there to help you through the whole course!
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate in Art Appreciation from The Art Institute.
Graduates may choose to pursue further study or entry-level career opportunities in the art industry.
Wondering where a career in arts and humanities could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The full cost for this course is $1,099. The Art Institute offers flexible payment options, including:
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