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Creative Arts courses

Hone in on your video editing skills or learn more about the culture and entertainment industry with our creative arts courses. Study at TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate level.


Our graduates find employment opportunities across the following sectors:

  • art galleries and studios
  • not-for-profit companies
  • private companies.


Our creative arts courses are provided by:

Short courses 2 courses

Duration: 6 weeks

Expand your skills in creative writing and workshop your ideas with industry experts at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 0.5 years

Begin your career as a media designer or creative artist and gain fundamental skills that can be applied to a number of design disciplines.

Duration: 1 year
Build on your existing skills and creative abilities by gaining a deeper understanding of your artistic work.
Duration: 1 year
Become a visual artist by studying a wide range of contemporary, digital and classical techniques in painting and drawing.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 3 courses

Duration: 3 years
Choose your specialisation in arts from a range of subject areas and open up a world of career options. This course gives you the flexibility to choose from a broad range of Majors.
Duration: 3 years

Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business and make an impact on a local or international level.

Duration: 3 years
Follow your interest in industries that include film, television, radio, screen culture, online and mobile media production with this Bachelor of Screen Media.

Postgraduate research 2 courses

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Duration: 4 years
Become an independent and highly sought-after researcher with a Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Creative Arts at Victoria University.
Duration: 4 years

Undertake a PhD in Creative Arts with intensive research tuition, to produce a major creative work and supporting thesis.

Completing my PhD has been the most profound experience of my life. I was so beautifully supported and nurtured by my supervisors. I emerged from the experience so much more confident in myself and in my ability to pursue opportunities relating to my passion: writing.
Alice Robinson

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