Certificate IV in Visual Arts

General

Program Description

Let your inner artist break free - Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Visual Arts is designed to give you a strong foundation in the visual arts, with practical studio subjects in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media, digital media and our new specialisation focusing on textiles (available from 2014 at Prahran campus).

A solid pathway to a career doing something you love

The Certificate IV in Visual Arts will give you a broad experience of 2D art forms, including painting, printmaking, drawing, illustration, digital art and photo media. Developed with industry input, and emphasising innovation and self-sufficiency, you will be encouraged to develop career networks and pathways for your future.

The course will allow you to follow the pathway to further education through the Diploma of Visual Arts, specialising in illustration, painting, photography and our new specialisation focusing on textiles (available from 2014 at Prahran campus).

Be mentored by experienced and practising artists

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Visual Arts is taught by experienced teachers who are practising artists, illustrators, photographers and designers, working with you to hone your skills while expanding your networks with other practising artists.

International Students Entrance Requirements

Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher. English Language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall or recognised equivalency. Specific: Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in the visual arts field.

Tuition Fees

Much like choosing a course, every student’s circumstances are different when it comes time for tuition fees, and we can guide you through the fee structure. Each course page will outline specific fees, or visit the Local Student fees page or International Student fees page for more information.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less