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Arts courses

Whether you're interested in the visual arts, performing arts, digital media, social work or even psychology studies, we have a huge range of arts courses on offer. You can study at short course, TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.

Careers

Our graduates find employment opportunities across the following sectors:

  • media
  • government
  • non-government organisations
  • not-for-profit companies
  • private companies
  • art galleries and studios.

Short courses 1 course

Code:
VNEAP
Duration:
1000 hours
Campus:
City Flinders
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.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 12 courses

Code:
ABAB
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$11,300 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
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.
Code:
ABCD
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Code:
ABCY
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park

Prepare for a fascinating career in the justice system or community welfare, with VU's Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies.

Code:
ABCJ
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Gain in-depth knowledge of our justice systems and a holistic approach to community justice with the Bachelor of Criminal Justice.
Code:
ABMC
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$10,800 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Gain the artistic knowledge, musicianship, technical fluency, creativity, critical listening and analytical skills for the music, creative arts and music education industries. The focus of the course is on popular and contemporary music with an international perspective.
Code:
ABPA
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$11,600 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
This psychology course will help you develop an understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships, communication and cognitive processes.
Code:
AHPA
Duration:
1 year
Fees (2018): A$11,600 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
Footscray Park
Study at an advanced level, complete a research thesis and gain a higher qualification. Further develop your capacity for informed, conceptual thinking and research skills.
Code:
ABPB
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$12,300 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Get the flexibility to combine study in psychology with a business specialisation. Combining studies in psychology and business will enable students to gain expertise in understanding the behaviour of individuals in group and organisational settings.
Code:
ABPC
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$11,600 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Get a better understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships and communication.
Code:
ABSN
Duration:
3 years
Fees (2018): A$10,800 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Follow your interest in industries that include film, television, radio, screen culture, online and mobile media production with this Bachelor of Screen Media.
Code:
ABSW
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$10,400 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson
Create a career that improves the quality of life and develops the potential of individuals, groups and communities. Social workers are involved with people at individual, family, and community levels to bring about change.
Code:
ABSX
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$10,400 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson
Undertake industry-based education placements in different human service agency settings under the supervision of experienced social workers.

Postgraduate 7 courses

Code:
AMPE
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$11,800 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
City Flinders, Footscray Nicholson
Further your knowledge in counselling theory and practice through VU’s Master of Counselling.
Code:
ATDM
Duration:
0.5 years
Fees (2018): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
City Flinders
Code:
AGDM
Duration:
1 year
Fees (2018): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
City Flinders
Code:
AMDM
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
City Flinders
Code:
ATID
Duration:
0.5 years
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Code:
AGID
Duration:
1 year
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February
Campus:
Footscray Park
Code:
AMCD
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$10,000 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park

Postgraduate research 6 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.
Code:
HRAT
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
VU’s Master of Arts develops specialist knowledge through creative-industry collaborations and expert guidance.
Code:
ARXL
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Undertake a Master of Arts (Research) at VU to gain a respected qualification in the humanities, arts or social sciences.
Code:
ARXF
Duration:
2 years
Fees (2018): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
City Flinders
Undertake a research project to gain a respected masters qualification in the humanities, arts or social sciences.
Code:
UPAC
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Become an independent and highly sought-after researcher with a Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Creative Arts at Victoria University.
Code:
UPAS
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Park
Contribute positive changes to public policy and social methods through your PhD in Society & Culture.
Code:
UPSA
Duration:
4 years
Fees (2018): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2018): February and July
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson, Footscray Park

Learn best-practice research methods, then apply them to ground-breaking study, with an integrated PhD in society and culture.

VU provided me with a great opportunity to learn and achieve different successes during my two years here in Australia. There are many practical units provided which help me gain more insight into real-world work experience and deliver a strong foundation for students like me to be successful in their career pathway.
Niru Tripathi

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