You will develop the skills to work as a practising artist, craft person, or in allied work. The degree focuses on the development of practical skills in a workshop studio environment.
It provides graduates with the technical, aesthetic, historical and business skills to work as artists, designers, craft persons or in allied work where creativity and making skills are a valued resource. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to produce artworks that may be sold through galleries, shops or directly from the your studio. You will also gain the skills to undertake commissions and work cooperatively on community projects.
The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) is designed to equip you with the understanding and practical skills that enable you to investigate and develop your artistic practice in a chosen medium in the visual arts.
You will be able to explore practical issues and techniques through studio work and will develop the capacity to analyse concepts of creativity and visual thinking, and gain experience in the creative process.
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 Visual Arts
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who combine specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to plan and realise a body of work in one or more art forms. Mediums may include ceramics, drawing and illustration, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textile design, wood design, digital art and glasswork. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 10 elective units.
Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have para-professional level technical, creative and conceptual skills to originate, realise and exhibit a substantial body of resolved work that expresses their own creative vision. Visual artists work within and across many mediums, and their practice may incorporate ceramics, digital art, glasswork, drawing and illustration, jewellery making, painting, photomedia, printmaking, public art, sculpture, textiles or wood design. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 6 elective units.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) - Flinders University
In combination with the subjects studied within the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Visual Art, you will study 54 units (12 topics) in the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts), may include Essential Multimedia, Creative Arts Theory and Practice, Mining the Museum, Creative Economies (Practice and Opportunity) and Visual Thinking and Creativity.
In your first year you will choose one discipline area to specialise in.
- Ceramics, Jewellery, Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture