Diploma Program in Arts

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What is a Diploma in Arts? 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 Arts 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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HND in Computer Game Animation

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. HND in Computer Game Animation The HND in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. On successful completion of the course, you can progress into or within employment and/or continue your study in the same vocational area. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Minimum qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) and two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

Advanced Audio Engineering & Studio Production Diploma

Nimbus School of Recording & Media
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Starting from the basics of wrapping cables and placing mics, this course will take you in depth into all aspects of audio engineering and studio-based music production. With 24/7 studio access and mentorship from industry pros, you will have the opportunity to grow your technical and interpersonal skills through practical learning in real studios, working with real artists and bands. [+]

Starting from the basics of wrapping cables and placing mics, this course will take you in depth into all aspects of audio engineering and studio-based music production. With 24/7 studio access and mentorship from industry pros, you will have the opportunity to grow your technical and interpersonal skills through practical learning in real studios, working with real artists and bands. This is our most comprehensive program in studio music production and engineering. On completion of the program you will be confident working in any studio, anywhere in the world – or even starting your own studio! Potential Careers: Music Producer, Recording Engineer, Studio Assistant Engineer, Audio Editor, Studio Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Arranger. Program Highlights Utilize Avid’s Pro Tools, Autotune, Melodyne with proficiency and ease Learn to implement MIDI with Logic and Native Instruments Komplete 10 Develop your own creative style as a music producer Learn communication and interpersonal techniques that allow you to inspire the best performances out of artists and bands Work with real artists/bands to create and engineer multiple EPs Record, edit, mix and master music using both analog and digital workflows to create radio-ready songs Assist on a professional studio recording session with confidence Evaluate performances, songs, and artists with a keen ear Co-write and collaborate with other songwriters Plan and execute a project proficiently Perform acoustic alterations to any space Maintain and repair audio equipment Learn to use a variety of analog, digital, and analog-digital hybrid consoles Employ mastering techniques required to finalize recordings for commercial... [-]

Diplomatura Interpretation

Plató de Cinema
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Interpretation, no longer an RPG where the given circumstances accept as real. The text that a writer writes, as own words. Words that we feel connected emotionally, and we tinting, color and feel, in order to excite, amuse or to reflect the viewer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. The interpretation, No longer an RPG where the given circumstances accept as real. The text that a writer writes, as own words. Words that we feel connected emotionally, and we tinting, color and feel, in order to excite, amuse or to reflect the viewer. Our body, our voice and our emotions; They are our weapons to create the character who lives a situation that a director proposed. We will provide the necessary technical profession you face. With an educational program designed to awareness and a lot of practice and shooting to beat you achieve all your limits. Turns the camera into a shooting your best mate. Investigates possible in all your records through the truth. And make known through your body and your voice. Wheel and get on in stage with us. If you are one of those people who wants to create, count, entertain and excite, going through a very interesting long way but, where you yourself will break your barrearas; then come to know. We will put in your hands all the necessary tools to face this exciting profession. Just your studies, with all necessary for your videobook material; recorded scenes, monologues, short films ... ready to debut in theater with the play you prepare and work limit. This first course is making contact with the actor's work; from play, improvisation. We encourage the work of imagination, creation, disinhibition. The actor knows his limits, discover and overcome barriers. Meet and develops the... [-]

Diploma in Clothing Design

Copenhagen Academy of Fashion Design
Campus Part time 2 years August 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The Academy teaches clothing-design. Throughout the program, emphasis is laid on the development of the students creative capacities, by giving them an artistic and visual sense of routine in the creative process combined with a solid and thorough foundation in the different areas of the craft. [+]

The program Purpose The Academy teaches clothing-design. Throughout the program, emphasis is laid on the development of the students creative capacities, by giving them an artistic and visual sense of routine in the creative process combined with a solid and thorough foundation in the different areas of the craft. Alongside the program, the students will also get an insight into the many aspects and demands of the business through visits at trade-fairs, companies and helping during fashion week, so that they are not un-prepared when they enter the work-market. The program has a duration of 2 years. After completion, the student has acquired knowledge of the principles in the designproces, concept and creating a coherent collection, combined with technical skills such as sewing and patternmaking. Scolastic year The Academy uses rolling admission for the twice-yearly programs beginning in February and August. Classes are taught monday to friday from 9.00hrs untill 14.30hrs. and the scolastic year runs from early February till late January or from mid-August till late June. Grades and Exam The projects handed in, are graded by using the danish 7-step grade scale, which translates directly into the European Grade Scale (ECTS) Diplomas are in English and grades are listed both after the 7-step scale and the ECTS-scale. Upon completion, the student is awarded 120 ECTS-point (The weight of the different subjects are shown in points on the Diploma.) Artistic subjects Design process, moodboards, illustrations-technique, fashion-history, technical flats, presentation, print-design and textiles. These skills are continuously developed through the... [-]

UAL Level 3 Diploma in Fashion/Extended Diploma (QCF) (2 years)

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 35 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students’ ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students’ ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills. Working through an exciting series of fashion project briefs, students learn how diverse and individual concepts can be developed to inspire fashion and textile design ideas. This course requires basic skills in fashion and good drawing skills. Applicants must have at least 5 GCSE’s (including English and Maths Grade C, or equivalent, or ESOL Level 5). Applicants must also demonstrate... [-]

Diploma in Visual Communication & Media

Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Singapore

Immersed in a dynamic environment — from formal curriculum to exploratory projects, industry exposure and remarkable collaborations. Students will be trained to create strong concepts with a firm grounding in design fundamentals, to come up with creative solutions and to craft strategies to communicate effectively with your target audience. [+]

Visual Communication & Media Immersed in a dynamic environment — from formal curriculum to exploratory projects, industry exposure and remarkable collaborations. Students will be trained to create strong concepts with a firm grounding in design fundamentals, to come up with creative solutions and to craft strategies to communicate effectively with your target audience. The Learning Experience. You will be trained and learn to Adobe’s Creative Suite, as well as the many facets of visual communication and media design. You will also learn various modes of traditional image making and production as well as interactive new media design, including 3D, motion graphics and video production. Job Opportunities: Multimedia Developer Video Producer 3D Artist Campaign Analyst Link: http://www.orita-sinclair.edu.sg/visual-communication-2/ To find out more, please visit our website at www.orita-sinclair.edu.sg [-]

Double Diploma in Graphic Design & Multimedia

First Media Design School
Campus Full time Part time 24 months October 2017 Singapore

Students will be cross-trained in both print and digital interfaces, gaining a wide breadth of knowledge and skills on a variety of design communications disciplines including advertising, branding, visual identity, packaging. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. Double Diploma in Graphic Design & Multimedia Students will be cross-trained in both print and digital interfaces, gaining a wide breadth of knowledge and skills on a variety of design communications disciplines including advertising, branding, visual identity, packaging. Apart from that, students will gain the necessary expertise to create 2D and 3D animation for various multimedia platforms including internet, television and movies. Course Details Course Duration: 24 months Intakes: January, April, July, October Modes of Study: Full-time / Part-time Entry requirement Minimum 16 years old and above Minimum 2 GCE O-Level or 3 N-Level credits with a pass in English, or ITE / Higher NITEC Certificate Holders with minimum 2.5 GPA Completed Upper Secondary School  /  Senior High School  / Grade 12 All applicants will be subjected to a visual aptitude test followed by an interview session with FMDS academic heads prior to official acceptance into the programme Pass in English Applicants may be eligible for exemption of selected units if they have previous working experience and/or qualifications in art, design or related industries Course Outline Module 1 Design Fundamentals (Foundation) Principle of Design & Idea Generation Creative Communication Digital Graphic Design Module 2 Design Studies (Foundation) Art Direction Mixed Media Drawing & Rendering Design Theory Module 3 Principle of Design (Foundation) Principle of Layout Typography for Design Web Design Module 4 Animation, Film and Multimedia Interfaces Animation and Interface Design Short Film Production Sound for Screen and Multimedia Module 5 Design Specialisation Publication... [-]

Degree In Bts Space Design

ITECOM Art Design Paris
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of his client, and must have a strong arts culture, with great creativity. [+]

The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of his client, and must have a strong arts culture, with great creativity. BTS Design Training Space aims to train future professionals. It is based on teaching both general technical and technology. At the end of 2 years, you will be able to realize the whole project approach. Opportunities Interior designer Set Designer Environmental designer Designer space Decorator / Etalagiste event management charge Areas of potential activities The holder of the BTS can be recruited by a design agency, a design office integrated with a public or private company, a local authority or association. With this training, you will soon getting your BTS, incorporate items such as: Interior Designer, Design Environment (object, furniture, landscape), Commercial Architect, Designer, Manager of event ... Training Program Workshops design / technology Visual arts plastic expression Applied Computing Materials Technology Semiotics of space and communication General Education software Photoshop, illustrator, indesign Sketchup Autocad 3DSMAX Admission to school MANAA / Degree or equivalent / Bac STI Applied Arts File & maintenance (presentation of personal work) Training Available Initial training Further education (CIF / CPF ...) linked training (professional contract) VAE (Validation experiments) The BTS Space Design is a state diploma. After the BTS, you have the ability to integrate our training in Interior Design 2nd or 3rd year (depending on file). [-]

Bts Space Design

ITECOM Art Design NICE
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Nice

The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of his client, and must have a strong arts culture, with great creativity. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. Diploma Level III status. Duration of training: 2 years The Space Designer is a full-time job. The student participates in the design and implementation of architectural and public spaces. It must take into account the request of his client, and must have a strong arts culture, with great creativity. BTS Design Training Space aims to train future professionals. It is based on teaching both general technical and technology. At the end of 2 years, you will be able to realize the whole project approach. Opportunities Interior designer Set Designer Environmental designer Designer space Decorator / Etalagiste event management charge Areas of potential activities The holder of the BTS can be recruited by a design agency, a design office integrated with a public or private company, a local authority or association. With this training, you will soon getting your BTS, incorporate items such as: Interior Designer, Design Environment (object, furniture, landscape), Commercial Architect, Designer, Manager of event ... TRAINING PROGRAMME Workshops design / technology Visual arts plastic expression Applied Computing Materials Technology Semiotics of space and communication General Education SOFTWARE Photoshop, illustrator, indesign Sketchup Autocad 3DSMAX ADMISSION TO SCHOOL MANAA / Degree or equivalent / Bac STI Applied Arts File & maintenance (presentation of personal work) TRAINING AVAILABLE Initial training Further education (CIF / CPF ...) linked training (professional contract) VAE (Validation experiments) The BTS Space Design is a state diploma. After the BTS, you have the ability to integrate our training in Interior Design... [-]

Diploma in Creative Arts: Art and Design Profile

LaSalle College Montreal
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Montreal

If you enjoy artistic expression and want to gain a better knowledge of art and literature, the Creative Arts DEC is for you! Choose the Art and Design Profile and create a portfolio that will allow you to enter university with a solid set of artistic skills! [+]

Diploma in Creative Arts: Art and Design Profile

If you enjoy artistic expression and want to gain a better knowledge of art and literature, the Creative Arts DEC is for you! Choose the Art and Design Profile and create a portfolio that will allow you to enter university with a solid set of artistic skills!

Throughout your studies, not only will you take part in various artistic events, you will also visit numerous plays, performances and renowned institutions in Montreal to cultivate a sense of intercultural urban flair.

Graduates of Creative Arts, with the Art and Design profile, are able to analyze and think critically regarding artistic and literary productions.... [-]


Diploma in Graphic and Digital Design

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time October 2017 Canada Kelowna

Our Graphic & Digital Design program gives you the skills and competitive edge needed to become a sought-after entrepreneur in this booming industry. LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. Course - Graphic and Digital Design Design your future. You’ve always had an eye for powerful images: the unforgettable album cover, an epic movie poster, or those iconic logos recognized the world over. You’re a creative wizard and computer guru, the first person friends and family turn to for help with those momentous wedding invitations, show posters for the band, or promo materials for a new business. Are you ready to turn those natural talents into a lucrative career in the creative arts? Our Graphic & Digital Design program gives you the skills and competitive edge needed to become a sought-after entrepreneur in this booming industry. New media is constantly introducing alternative outlets for artistic expression. And today, the value of someone who holds mastery over the latest design suites has never been higher. Get there through the Centre for Arts and Technology. Our instructors own or work with many of the leading design firms in North America. They’re not just going from muscle memory — our team remains immersed in the latest trends and current standards of the field, giving students the practical training they’ll need in a real work environment. You’ll learn the same software programs used on a daily basis in today’s top studios, becoming a master of suites such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, ActionScript, Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Premiere, and After Effects,... [-]

Degree In Animation

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years October 2017 Spain Barcelona

ECIB is the only school in Spain that imparts a specialized Diploma in all three branches of the animation. Celebrating its 15th edition, this three-year Diploma and 180 credits, aims to train students in the transformation of ideas and emotions in animated works; not only dominate the digital techniques and programs needed to achieve, but also through excellent knowledge of stroke, interpretation and human anatomy as bases of animation. [+]

A Diploma with 16 years of experience The animation is living a sweet moment in the international arena. In recent years we are witnessing a huge interest in this genre with a significant increase in productions in 3D, 2D and Stopmotion. From the first handmade animations of the century in the Electric Hotel (Second Chomón, 1898) to the current 3D cinema, the art of animation has evolved technically and artistically. Modes of production and creativity have become such that the implementation of traditional and digital techniques in the same work is a reality, as shown in the film breaks Ralph (Ritch Moore, 2012). ECIB is the only school in Spain that imparts a specialized Diploma in all three branches of the animation. Celebrating its 15th edition, this three-year Diploma and 180 credits, aims to train students in the transformation of ideas and emotions in animated works; not only dominate the digital techniques and programs needed to achieve, but also through excellent knowledge of stroke, interpretation and human anatomy as bases of animation. Target The aim of the three-year Diploma is to form leaders with a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the specialties of animation; 2D, 3D and Stop-motion. To provide students with a solid foundation in animation, ranging from technical and current modes of traditional methods such as artistic drawing and interpretation work, and to teach him to direct and produce an animated story, from script to post final production. To whom it is addressed A people with a... [-]

Diploma in Art and Craft

Hungry Creek Art & Craft School
Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

To give students the opportunity to refine and develop art making, profession, research and presentation skills. During the year students are encouraged to market and exhibit their work. Year 2, 3 and honours students are each provided with a studio space in which to complete their work. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. Level 6 Overall Aim To give students the opportunity to refine and develop art making, profession, research and presentation skills. During the year students are encouraged to market and exhibit their work. Year 2, 3 and honours students are each provided with a studio space in which to complete their work. Length 3 years full-time, 30 hours per week. Part-time study options are available. Entry Criteria Students who satisfactorily complete the Certificate in Art and Craft (Foundation) course are credited as having complete year one of the Diploma and accepted into year 2. All other applicants must submit a portfolio of work commensurate with the standard of the level at which they seek entry. The school recognises prior learning and encourages students with previous experience, work or study based, to apply at an advanced level. Major Studies Painting - The painting programme is aimed at introducing students to the fundamental aspects of painting through the use of a variety of materials and subject matter. Students will be encouraged to develop individual expression and observational skills as well as the opportunity to question their own ideas and concepts. Painting techniques will be practised using student acrylic and oil paint. Sculpture - Students will learn to use both traditional and modern sculpture techniques, materials and modes of expression. The programme covers a range of materials including clay, plaster, wood, stone and metal. Senior students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and processes and... [-]

Fashion Design And Pattern

LCI Bogotá
Campus Full time 28 months September 2017 Colombia Bogotá

Ever wanted to create your own collection or lead a team of production abroad, you are looking for a recognized institution that offers the tools and the best training for desempeñarte in the fashion industry. [+]

SNIES 54739 BOGOTA LCI Min. SNIES 91,446 LCI Education BARRANQUILLA Min. Education Design your future right now! Ever wanted to create your own collection or lead a team of production abroad, you are looking for a recognized institution that offers the tools and the best training for desempeñarte in the fashion industry. Working with some of the best design groups in the world or shine as a freelance designer? Meet our advantages Have you ever dreamed to expand your horizons and take your talent to show what you're made of? You can start your studies in Colombia and specialize in Europe. What are you waiting for join our community? Career prospects - Designer Fashion - Fashion Stylist - Fashion Production - Costume Designer and fashion coordinator: TV and cinema, shows, theater and magazines - Critical and fashion consultant. Make it Happen! ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING WITH US - Prepare the fashion designer to express the identity of the human being through the dress. - Practical Experience - Full program in less Timpo - Development of a final collection - International Exchanges - Industry Relations OUR GRADUATES PROFILE - Illustrate garments and collections - Direct work pattern making, molding and sewing - Perform prototypes and models - plan collections - Choose materials, fibers, colors and textures - Analyze the market and fashion sensibilities - Develop marketing strategies - plan promotional activities - Mastering stages of realization of a collection accordance with standards established by the industry internationally. CONVENTIONS AND SCROLLS Fashion show:... [-]

Diploma of Building Design and English package

Hunter TAFE - Australia
Campus Full time 24 months January 2018 Australia Newcastle

Hunter TAFE is offering a unique English and Building Design pathway package. You can choose to do the courses individually or combined them for a ‘package’ which saves you money and guarantees you a placement. [+]

Best Course Studies in Arts 2017. (Diploma) Diploma to Degree (D2D) Hunter TAFE is offering a unique English and Building Design pathway package. You can choose to do the courses individually or combined them for a ‘package’ which saves you money and guarantees you a placement. Package Includes: 24 month study program. English and Diploma. Access to award winning Newcastle English Language Centre on campus. You can work while you study. Access to our discounted student accommodation. Internship program available. Welcome pack includes movie tickets, ten pin bowling pass, student association membership and more! Free airport pick up (From Newcastle regional airport). English classes (If required) - AUD$5000:00 (6 months). Diploma of Building Design package – AUD$27,000. Semester 1 - English classes (If required) Hunter TAFE is home to the award-winning Newcastle English Language Centre. This Centre operates 51 weeks of the year with a full range of study options available to all students, even those on visas other than student visas. This program will run for 20 weeks for a discounted price AUD$5000:00 (AUD$250:00/week) The program includes: English for Exam Preparation. Cambridge First Certificate (FCE). Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE). IELTS Preparation. General English Beginners to Advanced. English for Academic Purposes. Entry level for this product is a minimum IELTS 5.0 OR Equivalent Please note: Our English Language Centre can assess English proficiency prior to enrolment. Semester 2 – 5 Diploma of Building Design This course is designed for people wanting to work in the architectural and building... [-]