C5348 - Diploma of Visual Arts

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RMIT program code: C5348
Plan name: Diploma of Visual Arts
Plan code: C5348
National Program Code: CUA51115
Campus: City Campus
Full-Time Duration: Full-time 12 months / Part-time 2 years (part-time not available to mid-year commencing intake)
Minimum Nominal Hours: 980
CRICOS code: 090442F

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of 15 units - 6 core units and 9 elective units.

   C5348 Courses
 

Please note: To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff and in response to State and Commonwealth government coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, from 22 March 2020 RMIT suspended all face-to-face learning and face-to-face teaching activities on its Australian campuses. RMIT is committed to supporting its students with studying from home arrangements via online learning until further notice.  Face-to-face learning will resume as soon as feasible and students will be supported to make this transition.

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C5348 Courses

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Febuary Intake commencing students only:

Please visit Visual Arts Enrolment website (if the link appears error when you click it, please right click and then open in the new tab) before starting your Enrolment (Please use the Google Chrome browser to access the website to enhance the viewing experience).

Please contact the school if you can't access the website. (03) 9925 4815

Full time students must enrol in 9 courses in Semester 1 (4 Core, 2 Mandatory and 3 Elective) and 6 courses (2 Core, 1 Mandatory and 3 Elective) in Semester 2 to be eligible to complete the program.

Part time students are encouraged to complete the program within 2 years.

Realise a body of creative work (Photoshop) and Refine Drawing are Year long courses running Semester 1 and Semester 2. You will not need to enrol again in Semester 2 for these courses (they also will not appear in your Semester 2 Enrolment) but you will still be required to attend the classes.

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Continuing students only:

Students must enrol in their selected courses in semester 1 and semester 2 to be eligible to complete the program. You are required to complete a total of 15 courses.

Please visit the Visual Arts website for enrolment instructions and program details.

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Mid-year (July) continuing students only:

Mid-year commencing students must enrol in 6 courses for their second semester:

  • 2 core courses
  • 1 mandatory elective courses
  • 3 specialisation elective courses

Please visit the Mid-year Visual Arts website for enrolment instructions and program details.

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IMPORTANT: An incorrect enrolment can prevent you from meeting the program's requirements and graduating.

Please note Realise a body of creative work in Semester 2 2775(PH2A) and 2776 (PH2B) are not Visual Arts courses. Please do not enrol in these two courses in Semester 2 2021.

C5348 Core Units - Select ALL Six (6) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Refine drawing and other visual representation tools (CUAACD501) 70 VART6360C City Campus 3855 (DDR1)
3856 (DDR2)
3857 (DDR3)
3858 (DDR4)
3859 (DDR5)
3860 (DDR6)
Realise a body of creative work (CUAPPR501) 80 VART6361C City Campus 3861 (DPH1)
3862 (DPH2)
3863 (DPH3)
3864 (DPH4)
3865 (DPH5)
2775 (PH2A)
2776 (PH2B)
Develop own sustainable professional practice (CUAPPR502) 35 BUSM8781C City Campus 3415 (MDVA) 3230 (DCO1)
Present a body of own creative work (CUAPPR503) 60 VART6362C City Campus 3417 (MDVA) 3231 (DCO1)
Establish and maintain safe creative practice (CUAPPR505) 30 OHTH5953C City Campus 3866 (DCO1)
Analyse cultural history and theory (CUARES503) 70 OART5003C City Campus 3867 (DCO1)
AND

C5348 Mandatory Elective Units - Complete the first 3 electives unless transitioning with uncompleted units of competencies from C5308.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Create observational drawings (CUAACD502) 50 VART6363C City Campus 3868 (DLD1)
3869 (DLD2)
3870 (DLD3)
3871 (DLD4)
3872 (DLD5)
3873 (DLD6)
3889 (MDVA)
Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge (CUAIND502) 50 GEDU6107C City Campus 3874 (DCO1)
Critique cultural works (CUARES502) 50 OART5004C City Campus 3229 (DCO1)
AND

C5348 Digital Art Elective Units - Select 3 out of the 5 specialisations. Complete both electives in this group.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Capture images in response to a brief (CUAPHI401) 150 VART6388C City Campus 3041 (PHMY)
4485 (DDI1)
4486 (DDI2)
2710 (PH1A)
2711 (PH1B)
2712 (PH1C)
2713 (PH1D)
Refine digital art techniques (CUADIG508) 80 VART6366C City Campus 3232 (DDI1)
3233 (DDI2)
AND

C5348 Painting Elective Units - Select 3 out of the 5 specialisations. Complete both electives in this group.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Investigate painting materials and processes (CUAPAI502) 70 VART6367C City Campus 3875 (DPA1)
3876 (DPA2)
3877 (DPA3)
3878 (DPA4)
3879 (DPA5)
3880 (DPA6)
Refine painting techniques (CUAPAI501) 80 VART6368C City Campus 3419 (MDVA) 3234 (DPA1)
3235 (DPA2)
3236 (DPA3)
3237 (DPA4)
3238 (DPA5)
3239 (DPA6)
AND

C5348 Printmaking Elective Units - Select 3 out of the 5 specialisations. Complete both electives in this group.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Investigate printmaking materials and processes (CUAPRI502) 80 VART6369C City Campus 3881 (DPR1)
3882 (DPR2)
3883 (DPR3)
3884 (DPR4)
3885 (DPR5)
Refine printmaking techniques (CUAPRI501) 75 VART6370C City Campus 3421 (MDP1)
3422 (MDP2)
3240 (DPR1)
3241 (DPR2)
3242 (DPR3)
3243 (DPR4)
3244 (DPR5)
AND

C5348 Public Art Elective Units - Select 3 out of the 5 specialisations. Complete both electives in this group.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

C5348 Sculpture Elective Units - Select 3 out of the 5 specialisations. Complete both electives in this group.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Investigate sculptural materials and processes (CUASCU502) 100 VART6373C City Campus 3886 (DSC1)
3887 (DSC2)
3888 (DSC3)
Refine sculptural techniques (CUASCU501) 80 VART6374C City Campus 3424 (MDVA) 3245 (DSC1)
3246 (DSC2)
3247 (DSC3)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program manager: Joel Rainford

Telephone:+61 3 9925 8193

Email: joel.rainford@rmit.edu.au

February Intake Program coordinator: Tyler Payne

Email: tyler.payne@rmit.edu.au

Mid-Year (July) Intake Program coordinator: Deborah Williams

Email: deborah.williams@rmit.edu.au

Enrolment Enquires can be submitted via the RMIT Connect portal (select 'Course and Program Advice' then 'Academic Advice').

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