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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) 11 courses

Code:
ABAB
Fees (2019): A$12,100 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
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
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park

Make a difference with this Community Development course by aiming for an ethical and worthwhile career building strong, sustainable communities in Australia.

Code:
ABCY
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
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
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
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
Fees (2019): A$11,800 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
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
Fees (2019): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
This psychology course will help you develop an understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships, communication and cognitive processes.
Code:
AHPA
Fees (2019): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February
Duration:
1 year
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
Fees (2019): A$13,700 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
4 years
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
Fees (2019): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Get a better understanding of human behaviour, motivation, relationships and communication.
Code:
ABSN
Fees (2019): A$11,800 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
3 years
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
Fees (2019): A$11,700 per semester
Intakes (2019): February
Duration:
4 years
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.

Postgraduate 8 courses

Code:
AMAC
Fees (2019): A$13,800 per semester
Intakes (2019): February
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Nicholson

Pursue a career as a community psychologist. Become a part of a vibrant learning environment where your psychology skills and knowledge will be directed towards applied community psychology.

Code:
AMPE
Fees (2019): A$12,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
City Flinders, Footscray Nicholson
Further your knowledge in counselling theory and practice through VU’s Master of Counselling.
Code:
ATDM
Fees (2019): A$11,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
0.5 years
Campus:
City Flinders

Enhance your career options as a digital media practitioner and become a leader in a global industry with the Graduate Certificate in Digital Media.

Code:
AGDM
Fees (2019): A$11,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
1 year
Campus:
City Flinders

Explore the processes and theory behind digital transformation and position yourself as digital media practitioner with the Graduate Certificate in Digital Media.

Code:
AMDM
Fees (2019): A$11,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
City Flinders

Shake up the digital media landscape and be at the forefront of this rapidly-moving, global industry with VU's Master of Digital Media.

Code:
ATID
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
0.5 years
Campus:
Footscray Park

Further your career in international humanitarian and development aid with the Graduate Certificate in International Community Development.

Code:
AGID
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
1 year
Campus:
Footscray Park

Take an important role in community development. Get involved in social change, human rights, and sustainable development at a global or local level.

Code:
AMCD
Fees (2019): A$10,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Park

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development.

Postgraduate research 5 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
Fees (2019): A$14,000 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
VU’s Master of Arts develops specialist knowledge through creative-industry collaborations and expert guidance.
Code:
ARXL
Fees (2019): A$11,900 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Undertake a Master of Arts (Research) at VU to gain a respected qualification in the humanities, arts or social sciences.
Code:
UPAC
Fees (2019): A$14,000 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Become an independent and highly sought-after researcher with a Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Creative Arts at Victoria University.
Code:
UPAS
Fees (2019): A$14,000 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
Contribute positive changes to public policy and social methods through your PhD in Society & Culture.
Code:
UPSA
Fees (2019): A$14,000 per semester
Intakes (2019): February and July
Duration:
4 years
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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