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What is a Diploma in Art Studies? This type of diploma is ideal for students who want to take their knowledge of fine art, whether it is photography, music, the French language, interior design, or illustration, to the next level. This diploma allows students to focus on a specific area of art that they are most interested in and prepares them to later acquire a bachelor’s or master’s… Read more

What is a Diploma in Art Studies? This type of diploma is ideal for students who want to take their knowledge of fine art, whether it is photography, music, the French language, interior design, or illustration, to the next level.

This diploma allows students to focus on a specific area of art that they are most interested in and prepares them to later acquire a bachelor’s or master’s degree in this precise field. For example, if a student were to pursue a diploma in illustration, they would take courses such as basic illustration techniques, drawing, advanced art, and others.

By acquiring this diploma, students will have the necessary skills and knowledge they need to either thrive in their artistic career field of choice or go on to gain more education to refine their skills even further. Since these diplomas are targeted to a specific aspect of the arts, students will not only become experts in their craft, but also have an advantage in the same field in comparison to others who have not specialized by receiving a diploma.

How much it costs to obtain a Diploma in Art Studies is dependent on where the courses are taken and the institution’s specific rates. Additionally, how long it takes to complete the program also plays a large role in how much it costs. For instance, a student will likely pay more to complete a diploma program that lasts for two years in comparison to a student who enrolls in a one-year program.

With this type of diploma, students can expect to acquire a profession in the field of art they studied. For example, if the student studied photography, they would have the skills they need to pursue a career as a professional photographer.

Interested students should take several steps now to further enhance their education and artistic skills. For more information, 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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Futuregames
Stockholm, Sweden

Online, remote 10-week diploma course brought to you directly by industry professionals. Learn key marketing skills needed to work in the fast-growing games industry – Brand & ... +

Online, remote 10-week diploma course brought to you directly by industry professionals. Learn key marketing skills needed to work in the fast-growing games industry – Brand & Product Marketing, User Acquisition, ASO and more! -
Diploma
Part-time
10 weeks
English
07 Mar 2022
07 Feb 2022
Online
 
Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design
Toronto, Canada

Are you looking to start a rewarding career in the Animation industry, but aren’t sure where to start? Look no further than Max the Mutt’s 4-year Animation Diploma program. Yo ... +

Are you looking to start a rewarding career in the Animation industry, but aren’t sure where to start? Look no further than Max the Mutt’s 4-year Animation Diploma program. You’ll get the skills, hands-on training, and career support you need to begin a career as an Animator upon graduation. You will graduate with a solid portfolio, a demo reel, the skills to write a cover letter and résumé, an online profile page, and the ability to conduct yourself professionally in a job interview. Most of our instructors are working professionals, and we have strong contacts in the animation community. Our annual Industry Event showcases graduating students and is well attended by representatives from animation and gaming companies. Feel confident that you’ll be receiving the industry support you need to succeed in the Animation industry. In addition to a series of both classical and digital animation courses, the curriculum includes in-depth drawing classes, cartooning, acting for animation, character design, background painting/design, and a sequence of visual language, storytelling, and storyboarding courses. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2022
31 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Canadian College of Technology and Business
Vancouver, Canada

Throughout this 70-week post-secondary diploma program, you will learn to design and develop user interfaces suitable for a variety of different platforms including websites, ... +

Throughout this 70-week post-secondary diploma program, you will learn to design and develop user interfaces suitable for a variety of different platforms including websites, mobile applications, and data-driven information systems. The UIUX Developer Analyst Practicum program will equip you with the skills needed to enter a range of different roles including: Digital Designer, UX Analyst, Front-End Developer and more. -
Diploma
Full-time
70 weeks
English
Campus
Online
 

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Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process in the Video Game Design and Animation Diploma – listed as one of the best i ... +

From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process in the Video Game Design and Animation Diploma – listed as one of the best in the world by the prestigious Princeton Review. Modeled on the collaborative environments of the video game industry, you will design and produce games with peer artists, as well as programmers in Video Game Design and Development. You will learn how to create artwork and animation, compose audio effect and music, and develop production and business plans. -
Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge, United Kingdom

If you are student who wants to study an Art or Design programme at Master’s level but do not have a relevant undergraduate degree or if you are an international student who h ... +

If you are student who wants to study an Art or Design programme at Master’s level but do not have a relevant undergraduate degree or if you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to study a Master’s in the same or related discipline with the UK, our Graduate Diploma course will help you to develop the skills needed for entry onto a Master’s degree. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Online Business School
Coventry, United Kingdom

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the IT and Web Development Diploma offered by Online Business School is definitely a course you should ... +

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the IT and Web Development Diploma offered by Online Business School is definitely a course you should consider. The course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to Top Up to a full Undergraduate Degree and go on to become an IT professional. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 15 months
English
Online
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The IED Diploma in Fine Arts turns the student into an artist 3.0 and 360º, with training based on developing projects in diverse areas of plastic and visual arts. The hybridi ... +

The IED Diploma in Fine Arts turns the student into an artist 3.0 and 360º, with training based on developing projects in diverse areas of plastic and visual arts. The hybridization between disciplines has been introduced in a training program that covers, from an academic perspective, but one which is connected to the context of today's professional world, formats, media, and what is to come. And all of this in a creative and stimulating space that is connected to the most cutting-edge art and design. A program for experimenting with technology and every material. Students will work with techniques and concepts that cover 3D sculpture, video creation, installation design, expanded painting, body and space, and contemporary drawing. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2022
08 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Cambrian College
Sudbury, Canada

Learn how to tell dynamic and convincing 2D and 3D animated stories on screen from our talented professors who have worked on audience favourites like Tarzan, 9, and the Tom a ... +

Learn how to tell dynamic and convincing 2D and 3D animated stories on screen from our talented professors who have worked on audience favourites like Tarzan, 9, and the Tom and Jerry Show. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
6 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies is an intensive one-year conversion course that aims to enable graduates from a non-conservation background to advance their knowledg ... +

The Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies is an intensive one-year conversion course that aims to enable graduates from a non-conservation background to advance their knowledge and skills. Students have the opportunity to access a range of analytical equipment and learn from practitioners with extensive experience. They can also benefit from the team’s strong links with museums, professional bodies, and heritage agencies. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English (UK)
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know-how to launch a career in the game software industry.

Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know-how to launch a career in the game software industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

In the Video Game Design and Development program, you'll study at the new, state-of-the-art Centre for Digital and Performance Arts in Downtown London, surrounded by leading g ... +

In the Video Game Design and Development program, you'll study at the new, state-of-the-art Centre for Digital and Performance Arts in Downtown London, surrounded by leading gaming and tech industry firms. These innovators will mentor you and critique you. They'll show you how to get in and how to get ahead. This intensive three-year advanced diploma will focus on the tools and techniques you'll need to find an entry-level position as a concept artist, animator, level and game designer. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
Online
 
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Hong Kong

To cope with the rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become ... +

To cope with the rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
AFDA
Johannesburg, South Africa +4 More

The AFDA Postgraduate school is focused on developing innovative research, origination, production and distribution of entertainment concepts for both local and international ... +

The AFDA Postgraduate school is focused on developing innovative research, origination, production and distribution of entertainment concepts for both local and international markets. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design
Toronto, Canada

The Concept Art Diploma Program has been developed to meet the increasing level of proficiency required by the video game and animation industries. This program offers a rigor ... +

The Concept Art Diploma Program has been developed to meet the increasing level of proficiency required by the video game and animation industries. This program offers a rigorous, in-depth curriculum based on requirements from major video game producers and animation companies. This unique four-year diploma program includes a mix of fine art, illustration, animation, and cartooning courses, as well as concept courses and instruction in all necessary computer software from Photoshop to Maya. Our former graduates are employed by many video game companies, including 4 who are currently concept artists for UbiSoft in Toronto. The Concept Art Diploma Program has been developed to meet the increasing level of proficiency required by the video game and animation industries. This program offers a rigorous, in-depth curriculum based on suggestions and portfolio requirements from major video game producers and animation companies. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2022
31 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design
Toronto, Canada

Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts (ISSA), is a unique, enhanced 4-year diploma program, designed with input from leading Canadian artists in the field. It gi ... +

Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts (ISSA), is a unique, enhanced 4-year diploma program, designed with input from leading Canadian artists in the field. It gives students a broad, updated skill base that includes 21st-century skills using digital media, creating mobile comics, knowledge of the entire Adobe Suite, essential graphic design and illustration for advertising skills, storyboarding for film, and advertising. The fourth-year 2-semester graphic novel development course ensures that each graduate will leave with a package that can be pitched to publishers. Core courses for the ISSA program include all the basics of creating, penciling, and inking comics, storytelling, and scripting for comics, and children’s book illustration. Max the Mutt students graduate with a solid portfolio, a web page, the skills to write a cover letter and résumé, and the ability to conduct themselves professionally in a job interview. Our annual Industry Open House is well-attended by representatives from publishing, animation, and gaming companies. Many employers contact us when they have job openings, and we regularly inform our graduates of employment opportunities. The high level of drawing and design that ISSA graduates from Max the Mutt are known for, combined with new skills that take graduates to entry-level positions as graphic designers, storyboard artists, and multimedia artists, are meant to supplement income as young graduates establish themselves as a freelance comic book and graphic novel artists. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2022
31 Jan 2022
Campus