C6149 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts
Plan: C6149 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts
Campus: City Campus
Program delivery and structureApproach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program transition plan
Approach to learning and assessment
Successful completion of this program requires you to demonstrate that you are competent in 12 units of competency. For learning and assessment purposes these units of competency have been placed as individual units and span 2 semesters for full time study. Part time study is available.
The program involves a sequential development with an emphasis on the acquisition of skills towards the adaption of those skills into the production of work with a sound personal philosophical base. It encourages the further development of methods and materials and concentrates on the production of work that demonstrates sound conceptual ideas evolving from an understanding of contemporary art practices.
Theoretical courses further develop and reinforce the practical applications as well as provide an understanding of many career pathways within the arts industry.
The program will enable you to move directly into your own professional practice, pursue further study or undertake work in a multitude of arts related industries such gallery or museum work, community arts or as an art practitioner.
Assessment occurs mid-year and end of year and includes:
- Practical demonstrations of competency
- Completion of a portfolio of artwork
- Completion of written work such as reports and self reflections
- Participation in tutorials
- Completion of visual journals.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfer are ways that RMIT recognises applicants’ skills and knowledge gained through formal and informal education and training, work experience, and/or life experience (including volunteer work; committee responsibilities; family duties, hobbies). If you have already developed competency through prior experience, you may wish to apply for RPL before the program commences or at any time during the program.
Students with disabilities and/or long term medical conditions
If you have a long term medical condition, disability and/or other form of disadvantage it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Information relating to Covid
Please note that this program’s courses (whether core, option, or university elective courses) may have mandatory in-person attendance or assessment to pass the course.
If you are choosing to enrol in a course which has mandatory in-person attendance or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.
Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209.
Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campusTop of page
Work integrated learning
RMIT is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice. As a student enrolled in this RMIT program you will:
- undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice;
- interact with industry and community when undertaking these activities;
- complete these activities in real work contexts or situations;
and in addition:
- these interactions and the work contexts provide distinctive sources of feedback to you to assist your learning.
Any or all of these aspects of a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience may be simulated.
The Advanced Diploma incorporates industry related units such as CUVPRP603A ‘Engage in the business of creative practice’. This unit supports independent creative practitioners who wish to work in small and large creative industries.
Depending on the particular creative practice, artists often operate as sole practitioners, in artist cooperatives, or as freelance or contract workers. Regardless of the business model, all practitioners earning income from their practice must engage with the professional business requirements for a sustainable creative practice. It is expected that the following simulated WIL components will form the initial structure of this unit:
- work-relevant role plays
- product development for clients, users
- designs for clients, users
- product, design, project competitions.
Program transition plan
Due to the upgrade of the CUA Training Package, the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts will be replaced by a new qualification. The new qualification will be delivered to all commencing students in Semester 2, 2022Top of page
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