Diploma of Arts (Acting)

Duration (incl. holidays) 75 weeks
Teaching Duration61 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code085869K
National Code10259NAT
Course TypeAccredited Course
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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    Course Notes

    • Students are strongly encouraged to complete the Diploma and Advanced Diploma as a package for the duration of 3 years (6 semesters) at a total cost of $42,000.
    • Interview & Audition Details:
      Recordings of audition must be received by the Program Area by September 1st of each year. Interviews (can be skype) must be completed by October 1st of each year. Typically successful students will be informed by October 30th of each year.
    • Students must be physically able to actively participate in movement classes

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    A career in the performing arts can take you to places you've never dreamed of! The performing arts courses at TAFE SA include bachelor qualifications in Dance as well as advanced diplomas in Acting, and a vast range of ‘behind the scenes' roles. Graduates of technical production, stage management, and set & prop construction courses find careers in theatre and dance companies, with festivals and events, and in the film industry. Whether you have star talent, or just want to work in the exciting performing arts industry, these courses develop your personal strengths and provide you with professional skills to meet the demand of the ever-growing arts and cultural sector.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Arts (Acting)

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $7000-
    Semester 2AUD $7000-
    Semester 3AUD $7000-
    Fee TotalsAUD $21000-
    Total Course CostAUD $21000

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Student Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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