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Top Diploma Programs in Applied Arts

Diplomas are often awarded as an alternative to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Diplomas are often more in-depth than certificates. This type of education might be completed faster than a bachelor’s degree because generals are not required.

What is a diploma in applied arts? A diploma program in applied arts usually focuses on the current and historical context of design and art. Students might learn about the techniques and processes that are most helpful in producing a selected type of art. The exact courses you have to take may depend on the art you are studying. Examples of classes include graphic design, still life photography, nature and object drawing, interactive design, motion graphics, principles of composition and applying art to diverse medias.

This course of study is beneficial because it gives students both the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the art industry. The diploma program might help students find their artistic niche, which could give them more job opportunities.

It can be hard to pinpoint the cost of a diploma because it can vary greatly from one university to the next. The duration of the course, the level of study and location of the school might affect how much you pay. You can talk to the university you want to attend to learn more about the potential costs.

There are many job opportunities for a student who has completed a diploma program in applied arts. For example, you might be ready to become a writer, performing artist, advertisement designer, art studio manager or set designer after graduation. Most students enter the applied art world through small businesses, marketing, museums and art galleries. While a diploma could open up a lot of opportunities, your other education and previous work experience can also play a role in the job you can get.

Doing a bit of research could help you find a program that suits your interests. After that, you need to apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Florence Classical Arts Academy

The students who take this three years course will be awarded a private institutional diploma in Visual Arts. The course is designed for students who are looking to make ... [+]

The students who take this three years course will be awarded a private institutional diploma in Visual Arts. The course is designed for students who are looking to make a career in Visual Arts. The course offers a diversity of skills to students including drawing, painting, composition, perspective, anatomy, color science and sketching.

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Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
National Design Academy

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING. START ANY TIME OF YEAR. Do you make curtains for your own home, family and friends? Do the ... [+]

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING.

Do you make curtains for your own home, family and friends? Do they encourage you to start your own curtain making business? Would you love a career change but lack the qualifications? Would you like to use this course as an entry onto a degree?

...then this is the course for you!

One course - two ways to study; choose from distance learning home study or in the studio at the academy (see our website for dates).

No previous qualifications are needed for this course; you will need just basic sewing skills and know how to make a basic, unlined curtain.

This Level 3 Diploma course is fully accredited by AIM Awards. It is flexible and can be studied via part-time distance learning, allowing you to continue with existing work and family commitments, or you may attend our in-studio courses for a ‘fast-track' to the qualification.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
Part-time
10 - 12 months
Online
London School of Mosaic

The diploma course is a one year option to cover the key elements of design and making mosaics for art students who want a broad knowledge of mosaic making, its history a ... [+]

Learning Aims and Outcomes

The diploma course is a one year option to cover the key elements of design and making mosaics for art students who want a broad knowledge of mosaic making, its history and potential.

Course Outline

Mosaic Fabrication: Techniques and ApplicationIntroduction to tools, techniques and materials; studying surfaces and substrates; Term 1 Roman Mosaics working with hammer and hardie using marble; Term 2 Byzantine Mosaic working with hammer and hardie using smalti; working with other standard mosaic materials and nippers; Term 3 Individual project, making frames, documenting and marketing work (60 credits)

History of MosaicClassical and Roman Mosaics, Byzantine and Western Mosaics from the 4th Century (For the Diploma only students there are a couple of extra sessions to give them an overview into Modern and Contemporary Mosaics) (30 credits)... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus